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MATH2061 Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus

General Information

This page contains information on the Intermediate Unit of Study MATH2061 Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus.

This unit is offered in Semester 1.

Lecturer(s):
    Nathan Brownlowe and Brad Roberts (Linear Mathematics),
    Alexander Fish and Fernando Viera (Vector Calculus).

For further information on Intermediate Mathematics and Statistics, refer to the Intermediate Handbook. In particular, see the MATH2061 handbook entry for further information relating to MATH2061.

You may also view the description of MATH2061 in the central units of study database.

  • Credit point value: 6CP.
  • Classes per week: Three lectures, one tutorial and practice class.

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Resources

This unit of study is composed of two equal parts: Linear Mathematics (Weeks 1-6) and Vector Calculus (Weeks 7-13).

Resources for Linear Mathematics (Weeks 1-6)

The Linear Mathematics information sheet contains general information including assessment dates and outcomes.

  • 2005 exam and short answers
  • 2006 exam and short answers
  • 2007 exam and short answers
  • 2008 exam and short answers
  • 2009 exam and short answers
  • 2010 exam and short answers
  • 2011 exam and short answers
  • Resources for Vector Calculus (Weeks 7-13)

  • Information Sheet (Vector Calculus) contains general information including assessment dates and outcomes.

  • Vector Revision -- Basics of Vectors, Lines, Planes
  • 2013 Exam and Solutions
  • 2015 Exam and Solutions
  • Questions from other past exam papers will be solved in the lectures in Week 13
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    Consultation times

    The lecturers will be available for consultation at the following times. You may attend any of these consultations.
    LecturerAvailabilityTimeOffice
    Dr Brad RobertsWeeks 1-6Tuesdays 12:00-13:00 Carslaw 635
    Dr Nathan BrownloweWeeks 1-6Wednesdays 14:00-15:00 Carslaw 635
    Dr Fernando VieraWeeks 8-13Mondays 11:00-12:00 Carslaw 524
    Dr Alexander FishWeeks 8-13Mondays 14:00-15:00 Carslaw 712
    Resources LM Information Sheet VC Information Sheet Canvas Lecture recordings Ed Discussion
    Monday lecture Tuesday lecture Wednesday lecture Practice classes Tutorials Assessment
    Week 1
    5/3-9/3
    Roberts 1-1
    Brownlowe 1-1
    Roberts 1-2
    Brownlowe 1-2
    Roberts 1-3
    Brownlowe 1-3
    Practice Class 1 questions
    Practice Class 1 solutions

    Week 2
    12/3-16/3
    Roberts 2-1
    Brownlowe 2-1
    Roberts 2-2
    Brownlowe 2-2
    Roberts 2-3
    Brownlowe 2-3
    Practice Class 2 questions
    Practice Class 2 solutions

    Tutorial 1 questions
    Tutorial 1 solutions

    LM Assignment - bonus questions (do not submit)
    Week 3
    19/3-23/3
    Roberts 3-1
    Brownlowe 3-1
    Roberts 3-2
    Brownlowe 3-2
    Roberts 3-3
    Brownlowe 3-3
    Practice Class 3 questions
    Practice Class 3 solutions

    Tutorial 2 questions
    Tutorial 2 solutions

    LM Assignment - questions
    Week 4
    26/3-30/3
    Roberts 4-1
    Brownlowe 4-1
    Roberts 4-2
    Brownlowe 4-2
    Roberts 4-3
    Brownlowe 4-3
    Practice Class 4 questions
    Practice Class 4 solutions

    Tutorial 3 questions
    Tutorial 3 solutions

    LM Quiz - sample
    Mid-semester break
    Week 5
    9/4-13/4
    Roberts 5-1
    Brownlowe 5-1
    Roberts 5-2
    Brownlowe 5-2
    Roberts 5-3
    Brownlowe 5-3
    Practice Class 5 questions
    Practice Class 5 solutions

    Tutorial 4 questions
    Tutorial 4 solutions

    LM Assignment - Due 5pm, 9 April
    LM Quiz - sample (solutions)
    Week 6
    16/4-20/4
    Roberts 6-1
    Brownlowe 6-1
    Roberts 6-2
    Brownlowe 6-2
    Roberts 6-3
    Brownlowe 6-3
    LM Quiz 19 April Tutorial 5 questions
    Tutorial 5 solutions

    LM Assignment - solutions
    LM Quiz 19 April
    LM Quiz - version A
    LM Quiz - version B
    Week 7
    23/4-27/4
    Viera 7-1
    Fish 7-1
    Viera 7-2
    Fish 7-2
    ANZAC Day Practice Class 7 questions
    Practice Class 7 solutions
    Tutorial 6 questions
    Tutorial 6 solutions

    Week 8
    30/4-4/5
    Viera 8-1
    Fish 8-1
    Viera 8-2
    Fish 8-2
    Viera 8-3
    Fish 8-3
    Practice Class 8 questions
    Practice Class 8 solutions
    Tutorial 7 questions
    Tutorial 7 solutions

    Week 9
    7/5-11/5
    Viera 9-1
    Fish 9-1
    Viera 9-2
    Fish 9-2
    Viera 9-3
    Fish 9-3
    Practice Class 9 questions
    Practice Class 9 solutions
    Tutorial 8 questions
    Tutorial 8 solutions

    VC Assignment - questions
    Week 10
    14/5-18/5
    Viera 10-1
    Fish 10-1
    Viera 10-2
    Fish 10-2
    Viera 10-3
    Fish 10-3
    Practice Class 10 questions
    Practice Class 10 solutions
    Tutorial 9 questions
    Tutorial 9 solutions

    Week 11
    21/5-25/5
    Viera 11-1
    Fish 11-1
    Viera 11-2
    Fish 11-2
    Viera 11-3
    Fish 11-3
    Practice Class 11 questions
    Practice Class 11 solutions
    Tutorial 10 questions
    Tutorial 10 solutions

    VC Assignment - Due 5pm, 25 May
    VC Quiz - sample
    Week 12
    28/5-1/6
    Viera 12-1
    Fish 12-1
    Viera 12-2
    Fish 12-2
    Viera 12-3
    Fish 12-3
    Practice Class 12 questions
    Practice Class 12 solutions

    Tutorial 11 questions
    Tutorial 11 solutions

    VC Quiz - Sample Answers
    Week 13
    4/6-8/6
    Viera 13-1
    Fish 13-1
    Viera 13-2
    Fish 13-2
    Viera 13-3
    Fish 13-3
    VC Quiz 7 June Tutorial 12 questions
    Tutorial 12 solutions

    VC Assignment - solutions
    VC Quiz 7 June

    EXAM Front Page + Formulas
    Check your marks

    MATH2061 students: please check that your mark for Linear Mathematics Quiz has been recorded correctly by pressing the "Check marks" button.

    Please note that any corrections to Linear Mathematics Quiz marks must be made by Friday, Apr 27.

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