Leader: Dr Tony Lun
Clayton First semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: Linear algebra: vectors and matrices, Matrix algebra with applications to flow problems and Markov chains; matrix inversion methods. Probability and combinatorics: elementary probability theory, random variables, probability distributions, expected value; counting arguments in combinatorics; statistics for Experimental Design. Calculus: Partial differentiation, finding maximum and minimum of functions of several variables and constructing Taylor series expansions.
Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 70% + Assignments: 30%
Contact Hours: Three 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour support class per week
Prerequisites: VCE Mathematical Methods units 3 and 4