MATH1014 Introduction to Linear Algebra
General Information
MATH1014 is a Junior (or firstyear) unit forming part of the fundamental Mathematics stream.
 Credit point value: 3CP.
 Classes per week: Two lectures and one tutorial.
 Lecturer(s) in 2014: Andrew Crisp, James Parkinson and Brad Roberts.
 Email contact address:
MATH1014@maths.usyd.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.
You may also view the Faculty Handbook entry for MATH1014
Information sheet for MATH1014
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.
Online Resources
Links to online resources for this unit of study will be added here during the teaching session.
ASSIGNMENT
The assignment for MATH1014 is due on Thursday 18th September. Get the assignment here. Download a cover sheet here.
QUIZZES FOR ASSESSMENT
This is a reminder that Quiz 2 will be held in your tutorial in week 11 (beginning 13 October).
The quiz will cover the material from weeks 5  10 (inclusive).
The practice quiz is here.
The actual quiz will consist of 15 short questions, each similar to one of the practice questions.
The time allowed for the quiz is 40 minutes.
You may use your own nonprogrammable calculator during the quiz.
You must sit the quiz in the tutorial in which you are enrolled. Check here for information about what to do if you miss the quiz.
This is a reminder that Quiz 1 will be held in your tutorial in week 5 (beginning 25 August).
The quiz will cover the material from weeks 1  4 (inclusive).
The practice quiz is here.
The actual quiz will consist of 15 short questions, each similar to one of the practice questions.
The time allowed for the quiz is 40 minutes.
You may use your own nonprogrammable calculator during the quiz.
You must sit the quiz in the tutorial in which you are enrolled. Check here for information about what to do if you miss the quiz.
TUTORIALS
Exercises for tutorials will be posted here each week. You must print the tutorial sheet from here, and take it to your class with you. You will get the most benefit from your tutorial class if you try the exercises beforehand, so that you can ask your tutor specific questions if you have any problems. Short answers are provided to some of the questions. It goes without saying that you should attempt the questions before looking at the answers.
Full solutions to all questions will be provided at the beginning of the next week.
In addition to the tutorial exercises for each week you should try the web quiz for some immediate feedback on your understanding of the material.
 Tutorial for Week 1 and Solutions
 Web quiz 1
 Tutorial for Week 2 and Solutions
 Web quiz 2
 Tutorial for Week 3 and Solutions
 Web quiz 3
 Tutorial for Week 4 and Solutions
 Web quiz 4
 Tutorial for Week 5 and Solutions
 Web quiz 5
 Tutorial for Week 6 and Solutions
 Web quiz 6
 Tutorial for Week 7 and Solutions
 Web quiz 7
 Tutorial for Week 8 and Solutions
 Web quiz 8
 Tutorial for Week 9
 Web quiz 9
 Tutorial for Week 10
 Web quiz 10
 Tutorial for Week 11
 Web quiz 11
 Tutorial for Week 12
 Web quiz 12
 Tutorial for Week 13
NOTE: Tutorials begin in week 2.
NOTE: There is no MATH1014 tutorial in week 1.
There is, however, a tutorial sheet for week 1. You should use these questions for practice before your Tutorial for week 2.
Some information about the material covered in lectures is here.
Scanned notes from the lectures are provided. Unless you also attended lectures, they will probably not make a lot of sense. These notes have not been proofread.

10am Stream (Brad Roberts)
Week 1: Lecture 1, Lecture 2
Week 2: Lecture 3, Lecture 4
Week 3: Lecture 5, Lecture 6
Week 4: Lecture 7, Lecture 8
Week 5: Lecture 9, Lecture 10
Week 6: Lecture 11, Lecture 12
Week 7: Lecture 13, Lecture 14
Week 8: Lecture 15, Lecture 16
Week 9: Lecture 17, Lecture 18

11am Stream (James Parkinson)
Week 1: Lectures 1 and 2
Week 2: Lectures 3 and 4
Week 3: Lectures 5 and 6
Week 4: Lectures 7 and 8
Week 5: Lectures 9 and 10
Week 6: Lectures 11 and 12
Week 7: Lectures 13 and 14
Week 8: Lectures 15 and 16
Week 9: Lectures 17 and 18
Please check that your mark for Quiz 1 and Assignment 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 23 September 2014.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment marks must be made by Wednesday 15 October 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.
Useful Links
 Selftest web quizzes:
Test your understanding of the topics by trying the quizzes for MATH1014 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.  Past Exam Papers:
Fisher Library's previous years' exam papers page.  The Faculty Handbook entry:
The Faculty Handbook entry for MATH1014 from the central units of study database.
Timetable
Last revised 10/09/14
MATH1014  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

9am 


Tutorial 350 (Wks 213) AR.Crisp 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) MA.Hendriksen 



Tutorial E Av116 (Wks 213) P.Bos 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) AM.Nelson 


10am 
Lecture E AvAud B.Roberts 
Lecture Wallace B.Roberts 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) AR.Crisp 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) P.Davis 



Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) P.Bos 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) AM.Nelson 


11am 
Lecture ChemLT3 JW.Parkinson 
Lecture Law106 (Wks 14) AR.Crisp 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) G.Papadopoulos 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) W.Tong 

Lecture Edu424 (Wks 14) AR.Crisp 
Lecture QudK205 JW.Parkinson 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) C.Thornett 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) GA.White 


noon 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) G.Papadopoulos 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) W.Tong 



Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) C.Thornett 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) MA.Hendriksen 


2pm 

Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) JW.Parkinson 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) W.Tong 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) TY.Chang 


Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) MA.Hendriksen 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) A.Gontar 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) SBG.Gardiner 


3pm 

Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) JW.Parkinson 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) AR.Crisp 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) JW.Moon 


Tutorial E Av405 (Wks 213) P.Davis 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) A.Gontar 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) SBG.Gardiner 


4pm 



Tutorial E Av312 (Wks 213) JW.Moon 
