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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.

Exam Front Page

The fron page of the exam is available for you to read the instructions ahead of time. Front Page.

Exam consultation times

The lecturers are available for consultations with regards to the final exam as follows:

  • Clio Cresswell in Carslaw 711:
    • Thursday 14 June 1-3pm and
    • Friday 15 June 12noon-2pm
  • Emma Carberry in Carslaw 723:
    • Wednesday, 13 June 2-4pm and,
    • Thursday, 14 June 10am-12pm.

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
Assignment 1 - solutions
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
Exercise solutions
Section 5 Handout Self-test quiz
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
Week 8
30/4-4/5
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Section 7 Handout Self-test quiz
Assignment 2 - questions
Week 9
7/5-11/5
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Section 8 Handout Self-test quiz
Assignment 2 - Due 11:59pm Thu 10 May
Assignment 2 - solutions
Week 10
14/5-18/5
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Exam Formula Sheet Self-test quiz
Week 11
21/5-25/5
Tutorial solutions
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Self-test quiz
Quiz 2 Sample
Quiz 2 Sample Solutions
Week 12
28/5-1/6
Quiz 2, 28�30 May
Pre-tutorial exercises
Exercise solutions
Revision Handout
2017 Exam Extended Answer Questions (Old Syllabus: Q1 (a) (ii); Q2 (c) (ii), (iii))
2017 Exam Extended Answer Solutions
2016 Exam Extended Answer Questions (Old Syllabus: Q1 (a) (ii))
2016 Exam Extended Answer Solutions
2015 Exam Extended Answer Questions
2015 Exam Extended Answer Solutions
2014 Exam Extended Answer Questions
2014 Exam Extended Answer Solutions
Self-test quiz
Quiz 2 28�30 May
Week 13
4/6-8/6
Tutorial solutions Self-test quiz
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 Assignment 1 marks must be made by Friday, Jul 13.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 1 marks must be made by Friday, Jul 13.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment 2 marks must be made by Friday, Jul 13.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 2 marks must be made by Friday, Jul 13.

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