Undergraduate Study

MATH1904 Discrete Mathematics (Advanced)

General Information

MATH1904 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 2020: Emily Cliff
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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.

Online Resources


Date*DescriptionBetter markWeighting
23:59 September 17 Assignment 1 5%
All dates are given in Sydney time.
    To access resources such as exercises, tutorials, etc. go to the MATH1004 website. Materials related to assessments such as assignments, sample quizzes, and sample exams will be posted here.

    The distinction between MATH1904 and MATH1004 is in the depth and difficulty of the material. You will notice that the tutorials have starred questions, which are especially for the advanced students. (You should also do the non-starred questions.) You will have also different quizzes, assignments, and exams.


Sample Quizzes

Exam information

The final exams (for both MATH1004 and MATH1904) will take place on Wednesday, 20 November, at 1:50pm.

Here is the coversheet of the upcoming exam.

Here is the extended answer section from last year's 1904 exam. Solutions will not be posted, but there will be an opportunity to discuss questions during lecture in Week 13. You may also wish to look at the past papers on the MATH1004 website.

Online resources

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Assignment 1 - questions
Week 4
Assignment 1 (5%)
Due 23:59 September 17
Week 5
Week 6
Mid-semester break
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12

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