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Mathematics 1A (6 points)


Leader: Dr John Arkinstall

Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Topics covered include the following. Calculus: functions; review of differentiation with applications including approximations, the finding of local extreme points, rate problems and curve sketching; definite integration with application to areas, volumes and centres of mass; systematic indefinite integration; elementary differential equations (as far as first-order separable) with applications. Linear algebra; algebra of matrices; homogeneous linear transformations; determinants; matrix inversion; vectors in three-dimensional space - scalar and vector products and applications in geometry and statics and dynamics.

Assessment: Assignments (and a class test for on-campus students): 30% + Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact Hours: 3 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials per week

Prerequisites: An appropriate Year 12 Mathematics or MAT1049

Prohibitions: GAS1641, MAT1010, MAT1020, MAT1050

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