Introduction to Calculus
MATH1111 is a Junior
(or first-year) unit.
This unit of study is not open to students who have done
HSC Mathematics, HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or HSC Mathematics Extension 2 (or equivalent).
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or Faculty: see sydney.edu.au/students/academic-appeals.html.
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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.
For enrolled students or other authorized people only, here is a link to the Canvas page for MATH1111.
Links and materials will be inserted and updated progressively throughout the semester.
Lecturer Consultations for MATH1111
Until the present crisis is over, please contact the lecturer, David Easdown, remotely through the Ed Discussion Forum linked to Canvas, in private mode.
David Easdown should be available for consultation as follows:
- 2:00-3:00 pm Wednesdays, up to and including 27 May, in Carslaw 619.
A list of pre-exam consultation sessions will be posted here closer to the
Online homework consists of working through, at your own pace, the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Introduction to Calculus at the following link, on the Coursera platform:
You create a Coursera account and enrol in this course. There is no fee for creating an account or accessing the MOOC materials.
There are five modules, cascades of formative exercises in each module and a final summative quiz at the end of each module.
To gain credit for the online homework, you should complete the summative quiz for each module, in order from Module 1 to Module 5, gaining at least 14 correct answers (out of 20 multiple choice questions).
You may attempt the quizzes as many times as you like to improve your score (but not more than three times in twenty-four hours.)
You take a screenshot of the result of the quiz at the end of the relevant Module, including your name, and upload the screenshot to Canvas MATH1111, by the following deadlines:
- Module 1, by Thursday 02 April
- Module 2, by Thursday 23 April
- Module 3, by Thursday 07 May
- Module 4, by Sunday 24 May
- Module 5, by Sunday 07 June
The Mid-semester Test has been cancelled and the credit transferred to assignments.
Exercise Sheets and Solutions
Exercise sheets may be viewed and downloaded from the following links. Short solutions may be included. Longer solutions
should be made available later in the week or early the following week. Worksheets will be distributed during Monday and Tuesday tutorials
and form the basis for preparatory work and hands-on practice.
- Week 2 (beginning 02 March):
- Week 3 (beginning 09 March):
- Week 4 (beginning 16 March):
- Week 5 (beginning 23 March):
- Week 6 (beginning 30 March):
- Week 7 (beginning 06 April):
- Week 8 (beginning 20 April):
- Week 9 (beginning 27 April):
- Week 10 (beginning 04 May):
- Week 11 (beginning 11 May):
- Week 12 (beginning 18 May):
- Week 13 (beginning 25 May):
Click below for lecture notes, which should become available shortly before the given lecture.
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