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MATH1906 Mathematics (Special Studies Program) A

General Information

MATH1906 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the special Mathematics stream.

  • Credit point value: 3CP.
  • Classes per week: Two lectures, one tutorial and one seminar.
  • Email contact address: MATH1906@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 MATH1906 in the University's course search database.

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.

Resources

Unit Information (Information on topics, assessment, outcomes, attendance requirements etc)

Topic 1 – Maps of the world

Some notes on maps are available. For your interest, they contain quite a bit more than presented. Please read as much as you enjoy.

Assignment 1 is available. It is due on 13 April through the LMS.

Topic 2 – Fractals

Lecture 1 for Fractals

Lecture 2 for Fractals

Lecture 3 for Fractals

Lecture 4 for Fractals

Assignment 2 is available. It is due on 19th May through the LMS. A scanned or typeset copy of your answers must be uploaded as a single pdf document, which should include your name and SID.

The solutions to Assignment 2 on Fractals are posted here.

Topic 3 – Chaos in dynamical systems

Git repository with codes: https://github.com/edugalt/math1906

Notebook 1: Motivation .

Notebook 2: the logistic equation .

Notebook 3: chaos in the logistic equation .

Assignment 3 is available. It is due on 9th June through the LMS. A scanned or typeset copy of your answers must be uploaded as a single pdf document, which should include your name and SID.

The (short) solutions to assignment 3 are available here .

Online Resources

Check your marks

MATH1906 students: please check that your marks for Special Assignment 1, Special Assignment 2 and Special Assignment 3 have been recorded correctly by pressing the "Check marks" button.

Please note that any corrections to Special Assignment 1 marks must be made by Friday, May 26.
Please note that any corrections to Special Assignment 2 marks must be made by Friday, Jun 16.
Please note that any corrections to Special Assignment 3 marks must be made by Friday, Jun 30.

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