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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.

Important: Please note that all students considering enrolling in MATH1011 should try the Both quizzes are multiple choice and questions may be attempted as many times as you like.

Students enrolled in MATH1011 should find both of these tests 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 534) immediately for advice.

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

Michaela Campbell, Carissa Chen, Isabella Merhi, Prapti Pandya, Rajvi Patel and Cate Pond 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.

Online Resources

Pre-Exam Consultations

There will be several sessions during the STUVAC break and the following week in which you can come and talk to the lecturers. They are as follows:
  • George - Monday 6th June - 2-4pm - Carslaw 524
  • Sharon - Thursday 9th June - 10-12pm- Carslaw 534
  • George - Tuesday 14th June - 4-6pm - Carslaw 524
  • Sharon - Thursday 16th June - 10-12pm- Carslaw 534

Past Exam Papers

Below are some past MATH1011 exam papers. Before downloading you should:
  • Note that these comprise only the extended response part of the exams; it is School policy not to release multiple choice questions from previous years.
  • Look at the front page of this year's exam to familiarise yourself with its format.
  • Note that some material from past papers no longer forms part of the assessable material in MATH1011.
  • Look at the formula sheet for the 2016 MATH1011 exam.
  • You will only be able to use your calculator in the examination if it has a sticker showing that it has been approved by the Examinations Office.

Past examinations

Lecture notes Tutorials Revision Assessment
Resources Information Sheet Blackboard Ed Discussion
Week 1

29/2-4/3
Section 0
Section 1
Papadopoulos 1-2
Stephen 1-2
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Web Quiz 1
Week 2

7/3-11/3
Section 2
Papadopoulos 2-1
Papadopoulos 2-2
Stephen 2-1
Stephen 2-2
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 2 Assignment 1 - questions
Week 3

14/3-18/3
Section 3
Papadopoulos 3-1
Papadopoulos 3-2
Stephen 3-1
Stephen 3-2
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 3
Week 4

21/3-25/3
Section 4
Papadopoulos 4-1
Papadopoulos 4-2
Stephen 4-1
Stephen 4-2
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 4 Assignment 1 - Due 9am March 21
Mid-semester break
Week 5

4/4-8/4
Section 5
Papadopoulos 5-1
Papadopoulos 5-2
Stephen 5-1
Stephen 5-2
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 5 Assignment 1 - solutions
Week 6

11/4-15/4
Section 6
Papadopoulos 6-1
Papadopoulos 6-2
Stephen 6-1
Stephen 6-2
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 6 Quiz 1 - sample
Week 7

18/4-22/4
Papadopoulos 7-1
Papadopoulos 7-2
Stephen 7-1
Stephen 7-2
Quiz 1, 18-20 April
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Web Quiz 7 Quiz 1 April 18-20
Week 8

25/4-29/4
Papadopoulos 8-1
Papadopoulos 8-2
Stephen 8-1
Stephen 8-2
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 8 Assignment 2 - questions
Week 9

2/5-6/5
Section 7
Section 8
Papadopoulos 9-1
Papadopoulos 9-2
Stephen 9-1
Stephen 9-2
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 9
Week 10

9/5-13/5
Papadopoulos 10-1
Papadopoulos 10-2
Stephen 10-1
Stephen 10-2
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 10 Assignment 2 - Due 9am May 9
Quiz 2 - sample
Week 11

16/5-20/5
Papadopoulos 11-1
Papadopoulos 11-2
Stephen 11-1
Stephen 11-2
Tutorial solutions
Web Quiz 11 Assignment 2 - solutions
Week 12

23/5-27/5
Revision handout
Papadopoulos 12-1
Papadopoulos 12-2
Stephen 12-1
Stephen 12-2
Quiz 2, 23-25 May
Pre-tutorial questions
Exercise solutions
Web Quiz 12 Quiz 2 May 23-25
Week 13

30/5-3/6
Papadopoulos 13-1
Papadopoulos 13-2
Stephen 13-1
Stephen 13-2
Tutorial solutions
Check your marks

MATH1011 students: please check that your marks for Assignment 1, Quiz 1, Assignment 2 and Quiz 2 have been recorded correctly by pressing the "Check marks" button.

Please note that any corrections to Quiz 1 marks must be made by Thursday 12 May 2016.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 1 marks must be made by Friday, May 13.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment 2 marks must be made by Friday, Jun 10.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 2 marks must be made by Wednesday 15 June 2016.

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Useful Links

  • Self-test web quizzes:
    Test your understanding of the topics by trying the quizzes for MATH1011 regularly as the semester progresses.
  • Handbook:
    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.
  • The Faculty Handbook entry:
    The description of MATH1011 in the central units of study database.

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