MATH1011 Applications of Calculus
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 2014: George Papadopoulos, Clinton Boys and Ross Ogilvie.
- Email contact address:
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You may also view the Faculty Handbook entry for MATH1011
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
Exam ConsultationThere will be several sessions during the STUVAC break in whic you can come and talk to the lecturers. They are as follows:
Ross - Tues 10th June - 9-10am - Car530
George - Thurs 12th June - 10-1pm and 2-6pm- Car495
Clinton - Mon 16th June - 2-3pm - Car807.
EXTRA: Ross - Tues 17th June - 3-5pm - Car707A.
AssignmentThe assignment, also available in the OneDrive link below, is available here. It is due Tuesday May 13th.
Quiz 2Quiz 2 will be held in tutorials in Week 12. Practice questions can be found here; solutions can be found here.
Tutorials and SolutionsIt is very important that you genuinely attempt the questions marked Questions to complete BEFORE the tutorial before your timetabled tutorial.
You should wait until before your tutorial class to print out the sheet, as the sheets may change throughout the semester and updated versions will be posted below.
Scanned lecture notes
Supplementary Lecture NotesApplications of Calculus (Lecture notes for MATH1011), School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney (2014). This is available for purchase at Kopystop.
TextbookCalculus, James Stewart, 7th [Metric International] Edition, Brooks-Cole (2008). ISBN-13: 978-0-538-49884-5. Several copies are available (some of which will be kept under 2 hour closed reserve) at the Sydney University SciTech Library.
Consultation SessionsThe teaching staff are always very keen to help you with any problems that may arise for you throughout the duration of this unit of study, so please ensure you take every opportunity to seek their help. Extra one-on-one help is available during the below times:
- Weeks 1-7: directly after the second stream lecture (namely, every Thursday and Friday 12-1pm) in George's office (namely, on level 4 of the Carslaw complex in room 495).
- Weeks 8-13: Clinton: 9am Fridays, Carslaw 707A. Ross: 12noon Thursadys, Carslaw 530.
Please check that your mark for Quiz 1, Assignment and Quiz 2 have been recorded correctly by entering your 9 digit SID into the box below and then pressing the "Check marks" button.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 1 marks must be made by Tuesday 13 May 2014.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment marks must be made by Tuesday 10 June 2014.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 2 marks must be made by Tuesday 3 June 2014.
The teaching material appearing on this web site is intended for the use of enrolled students of the University of Sydney, and (unless otherwise specified) the University of Sydney holds copyright. Any other person or institution wishing to use any of this material must contact the university to make appropriate arrangements.
- Self-test web quizzes:
Test your understanding of the topics by trying the quizzes for MATH1011 regularly as the semester progresses.
Every student should have a copy of the Junior Mathematics and Statistics Handbook.
- Examination Timetable:
For general information on examinations, including the end of semester examination timetable, see the University's Examination Information web site.
- Past Exam Papers:
Fisher Library's previous years' exam papers page.
- The Faculty Handbook entry:
The Faculty Handbook entry for MATH1011 from the central units of study database.