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.
2x1-hr lectures; 1x1-hr tutorial/wk
online quizzes (10%), quiz (15%), assignments (10%), final exam (65%)
Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction, (4th edition), David Poole
HSC Mathematics or MATH1111. Students who have not completed HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Mathematics Bridging Course (offered in February).
MATH1012 or MATH1014 or MATH1902