2018 Winter School Subject List

Linear Algebra (MATH1002) - Opens 03 Oct 2017

Faculty: Science
Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 3

Instructors:
(1)  Becky Armstrong - 
(2)  Alex Casella - 

Contacts:
(1)  Maths Contact  - maths.schooloffice@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 10 Jan 2018 
End Date: 15 Feb 2018 
Capacity: 180 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 03 Oct 2017 
Applications Close: 08 Dec 2017 
Census date: 02 Feb 2018 
On-time withdrawals close: 02 Feb 2018 
Available to audit: Yes
Open to HSC graduates?: Yes

Prerequisites:

  1. Prohibitions - 

    MATH1902, MATH1012, MATH1014

  2. Assumed Knowledge: - 

    HSC Mathematics

Description

MATH1002 is designed to provide a thorough preparation for further study in mathematics and statistics. It is a core unit of study providing three of the twelve credit points required by the Faculty of Science as well as a Junior level requirement in the Faculty of Engineering.

This unit of study introduces vectors and vector algebra, linear algebra including solutions of linear systems, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Assessment

Quizzes, assignments, participation, 1.5hr exam

Timetable

Start Date: 10 Jan 2018     End Date: 15 Feb 2018

Lectures

Wed & Thu, 19:00 - 11:00

Practicals

Wed & Thu, 11:00 - 12:00

Tutorials

Wed & Thu, 12:00 - 13:00

Final Exam

Fri 23 Feb, 13:50 Start (1.5hr exam & 10mins reading time)

Venues:

Lectures & Practicals: Carslaw Lecture Theatre 159

Tutorials:

Group 1: Carslaw Tutorial Room 359

Group 2: Carslaw Tutorial Room 360

Group 3: Carslaw Tutorial Room 451

Group 4: Carslaw Tutorial Room 452

Group 5: Carslaw Tutorial Room 453

Group 6: Carslaw Tutorial Room 454

Group 7: Eastern Avenue Seminar Room 119

Group 7: Eastern Avenue Seminar Room 120

Exam: Assigned Rooms: Carslaw Lecture Rooms 350 or 351 OR Carslaw Tutorial Rooms 356, 360 or 361

Texts

David Easdown, A First Course in Linear Algebra, Pearson