MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics
General Information
MATH1004 is a Junior (or firstyear) unit forming part of the Mainstream Mathematics stream.
 Credit point value: 3CP.
 Classes per week: Two lectures and one tutorial.
 Lecturer(s) in 2017: Ross Ogilvie, Jacqui Ramagge, Ruibin Zhang .
 Email contact address:
MATH1004@sydney.edu.au.
Students: please check if your question can be answered by referring to the FAQ page before emailing us. If you decide to email us please include your name and SID.
Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty. For further information, see the Science Faculty web site.
You may also view the description of MATH1004 in the University's course search database.
Information sheet for MATH1004
All students should read the information sheet. The information includes (for example) details of the assessment procedure, including dates of assessment tasks.
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
Consultation times for MATH1004
 Mondays 9:0010:00, Carslaw 523, Jacqui Ramagge (Weeks 113)
 Fridays 9:0010:00, Carslaw 524, Ross Ogilvie (Weeks 19)
 Mondays 1:002:00, Carslaw 524, Ross Ogilvie (Weeks 1013)
Preexam consultation times for MATH1004
 Monday 6 November 9:0011:00, Carslaw 523, Jacqui Ramagge
 Tuesday 7 November 15:0017:00, Carslaw 524, Ross Ogilvie
 Wednesday 8 November 10:0012:00, Carslaw 523, Jacqui Ramagge
 Thursday 9 November 13:0015:00, Carslaw 830, Ross Ogilvie
The front page of the MATH1004 exam, which lists the instructions and conditions for the exam, may be found here.
Class representatives
Christina Lee, Iidoo Park, Bruce Thompson and Anastasia Weakley have volunteered to be your class representatives. They will shortly meet with the Head of School. We would like to know what you like about the unit and where things can be improved. If you have any issues you would like discussed, please email your representatives and let them know your views.
Final exam
The multiple choice section of the exam, which consists of 20 questions, will be similar to the multiple choice quiz questions in previous years. Here are Quiz 1A, Quiz 1B, Quiz 1C, Quiz 1D, Quiz 2A, Quiz 2B, Quiz 2C and Quiz 2D from 2015.
Here are the extended answer questions from the 2008 exam, 2009 exam, 2013 exam and 2014 exam.
Beware that the syllabus of the course will change slightly.
Solutions of 2013 exam.
Errata: Q1d. 6+3=9. The final answer is 5040. Q3c. Should be (13x)^3 in the denominator.
MATH1004 students: please check that your marks for Assignment 1, Quiz 1, Quiz 2 and Assignment 2 have been recorded correctly by pressing the "Check marks" button.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment 1 marks must be made by Friday, Sep 22.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 1 marks must be made by Friday, Sep 29.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 2 marks must be made by Friday, Nov 10.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment 2 marks must be made by Friday, Nov 10.
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Useful Links

Handbook:
Every student should have a copy of the Junior Mathematics and Statistics Handbook. 
Examination Timetable:
For general information on examinations, including the end of semester examination timetable, see the University's Examination Information web site. 
The Faculty Handbook entry:
The description of MATH1004 in the central units of study database.
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