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MATH1011 Applications of Calculus

General Information

MATH1011 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the Fundamental Mathematics stream.

  • Credit point value: 3CP.
  • Classes per week: Two lectures and one tutorial.
  • Lecturer(s) in 2018: Emma Carberry and Clio Cresswell
  • Email contact address: MATH1011@sydney.edu.au.
    Students: please check if your question can be answered by referring to the FAQ page before emailing us. If you decide to email us please include your name and SID.

Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty. For further information, see the Science Faculty web site.

You may also view the description of MATH1011 in the University's course search database.

Information sheet for MATH1011

All students should read the information sheet. The information includes (for example) details of the assessment procedure, including dates of assessment tasks.

Answers to frequently asked questions

See the main junior mathematics page for information relating to all junior mathematics units, and see in particular the Junior Maths FAQ page.

Class representatives

Danielle Croall, Sioned Peake and Emily Schroder have volunteered to be your class representatives. They will meet shortly with the Head of School. We would like to know what you like about the unit and where things can be improved. If you have any issues you would like discussed, please email your representatives and let them know your views.

Consultation times

Lecturers are available for consultations as follows:

  • Clio Cresswell
    • Weeks 2-13: Thursday 10-11am | Carslaw 523
  • Emma Carberry
    • Weeks 2-13: Wednesday 3-4pm | Carslaw 723

Diagnostic Quizzes

Students enrolled in MATH1011 should find both of these diagnostic quizzes straightforward and be able to obtain correct answers to most of the questions on the first attempt, without help and without using a calculator.

Students who find either of these quizzes difficult should contact the First Year Director (office Carslaw 525) immediately for advice.

Other online sources

There is also a Canvas page for this course, and a discussion board on Ed.

Pre-tutorial exercises

Every week there will be an pre-tutorial exercise sheet. Please do this before your tutorial in its entirety. There will be another set of questions to work on during tutorials.

Online Resources

Tutorials Lectures Revision
Week 1
5/3-9/3
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Section 1 Handout Self-test quiz
Week 2
12/3-16/3
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Section 2 Handout Self-test quiz
Assignment 1 - questions
Week 3
19/3-23/3
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Section 3 Handout
Section 4 Handout
Self-test quiz
Assignment 1 - Due 11:59pm Thu 22 Mar
Week 4
26/3-30/3
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Self-test quiz
Mid-semester break
Week 5
9/4-13/4
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Section 5 Handout Self-test quiz
Assignment 1 - solutions
Quiz 1 Sample
Quiz 1 Sample Solutions
Week 6
16/4-20/4
Quiz 1, 16–18 Apr
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Section 6 Handout Self-test quiz
Quiz 1 16–18 Apr
Week 7
23/4-27/4
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Self-test quiz
Assignment 2 - questions
Week 8
30/4-4/5
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Self-test quiz
Assignment 2 - Due 11:59pm Thu 10 May
Week 9
7/5-11/5
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Self-test quiz
Week 10
14/5-18/5
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Self-test quiz
Assignment 2 - solutions
Week 11
21/5-25/5
Tutorial solutions Self-test quiz
Quiz 2 Sample
Week 12
28/5-1/6
Quiz 2, 28–30 May
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Self-test quiz
Quiz 2 28–30 May
Week 13
4/6-8/6
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Self-test quiz

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