MATH1903 Integral Calculus and Modelling (Advanced)

General Information

MATH1903 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the advanced Mathematics stream.

  • Credit point value: 3CP.
  • Classes per week: Two lectures and one tutorial.
  • Lecturer(s) in 2014: Florica Cîrstea and David Easdown.
  • Email contact address:
    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 MATH1903

Information sheet for MATH1903

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

Final Exam

Exam consultations are as follows.

  • Thursday 6th November, 11:00-13:00, Carslaw 719 (Florica Cîrstea).
  • Monday 10th November, 11:00-13:00, Carslaw 534 (David Easdown).

Please view the exam front page and Table of Standard Ingegrals.

Here is a link to some past exam papers. Here is a link to the 2013 Extended Answer Questions.

Some solutions are available: 2009 solutions, 2010 solutions, 2011 solutions, 2012 solutions and 2013 solutions.


The Assignment should have been completed and handed to your tutor in your regular MATH1903 tutorial on Tuesday 7 October or MATH1907 tutorial on Thursday 9 October.

Marked assignments have been returned in tutorials, and solutions are available.

Second Quiz

The second quiz for MATH1903 will be held in tutorials in Week 11 (beginning 13 October) on Tuesday for MATH1903 and Thursday for MATH1907. The quiz questions will be based on material covered during lectures in weeks 7--9, which corresponds to material covered in tutorials in weeks 8--10. They will also draw on knowledge of integration techniques from earlier weeks. To get an idea of the style and level of difficulty you can look at a practice quiz. The answers are now posted here.

First Quiz

The first quiz for MATH1903 was held during the usual lecture hour on Thursday 4 September.

Marked quizzes will be returned to students in their tutorials (Tuesday 9 or Thursday 11 September).

For practice purposes, click here to see some representative sample questions and here to see solutions.

Additional Notes

The following notes may be printed and should be useful to bring to lectures:

Click below for scans of (rough) notes by David Easdown for the first six weeks and the last lecture in Week 13. These should become available shortly after the dates listed.

Exercise Sheets and Solutions

Exercise sheets may be viewed and downloaded from the following links. These form the basis for preparatory work and subsequent activities in tutorials on the days indicated. Short solutions are included. Longer solutions should be made available later in the week or early the following week.

Check your marks

Please check that your mark for Quiz 1, Assignment 1 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 Friday, Sep 19.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment 1 marks must be made by Friday, Oct 31.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 2 marks must be made by Friday, Nov 21.

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