Faculty of Science
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Dr Andy Hammerlindl
Solution of systems of linear equations using Gaussian elimination; matrices and determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; introduction to vectors; parametric curves; methods of integration - substitutions and integration by parts; solution of first-order ordinary differential equations - separable, use of integrating factor; solution of second-order linear ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients and applications; Sequences and series, Taylor series and series convergence, the remainder term.
On completion of this unit students will be able to:
Final examination (3 hours): 65%
Assignments and tests: 30%
Participation in support classes: 5%
Three 1-hour lectures, one 1-hour workshop and one 2-hour support class per week.
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Associate Professor Burkard Polster
VCE Specialist Mathematics with an ATAR/ENTER score of 95 or above; a VCE study score of 35 or above in Specialist Mathematics; a High Distinction in MTH1020; or by approval of the Head of School of Mathematical Sciences. In order to enrol in this unit students will need to apply via the Science Student Services office.