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MATH3066 Algebra and Logic

General Information

This page contains information on the Senior mainstream Unit of Study MATH3066 Algebra and Logic.

  • Taught in Semester 1.
  • Credit point value: 6.
  • Classes per week: Three lectures and one tutorial.
  • Lecturer(s): David Easdown .

Please refer to the Senior Mathematics and Statistics Handbook for all questions relating to Senior Mathematics and Statistics. In particular, see the MATH3066 handbook entry for further information relating to MATH3066.

You may also view the description of MATH3066 in the central units of study database.

Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty. For further information, see the Science Faculty web site.

Information Sheet

Click here to get an Information Sheet, which has basic information about the course and an outline.

Pre-exam Consultations for MATH3066 and Exam Preparation

Pre-exam consultations:

  • 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Wednesday 14 June: Carslaw 619, David Easdown
  • 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Monday 19 June: Carslaw 619, David Easdown

Click here to see the first two and last pages of the MATH3066 exam for 2017.

Click here to see the 2016 MATH3066 exam and here to see the 2016 exam solutions

Please note that part (d) of Question 6 relates to fields of fractions of an integral domain, and this topic will not be examined this year.

Click here to see the 2015 MATH3066 exam and here to see the 2015 exam solutions.

Click here to see the 2014 MATH3066 exam and here to see the 2014 exam solutions.

Only the logic questions of MATH3065 exam papers in 2013 and 2012 are relevant to MATH3066:

The following exercises are recommended as preparation for the exam:

  • All exercises on both assignments
  • Week 2 Exercises: 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Week 3 Exercises: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Week 4 Exercises: 2, 3, 4
  • Week 5 Exercises: 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Week 6 Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Week 7 Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Week 9 Exercises: 3, 4
  • Week 10 Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Week 11 Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Week 12 Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Class Profile

Click on the following to see the Class Profile by numbers, and here the Class Profile by percentages, taken on 06 March 2017.

Notes

Click here to get Introductory Notes on Implication.

Click here to get Deduction Rules for the Propositional and Predicate Calculi.

Click below for scans of (rough) notes by the lecturer. These should become available shortly after the dates listed.

Tutorials, Exercise Sheets and Solutions

Tutorials commence in Week 2. Solutions will be made available at the end of the relevant week.

Assessment Information

Information relating to the assessments for this course will appear here when it becomes available. There will be two assignments worth 15% each and two assignment peer reviews, where students read and comment on each other's work, initiated in classes, worth 5% each. The final exam is worth 60%.

Timetable

 

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