Unit convenor and teaching staff 
Unit convenor and teaching staff
Convenor
Elena Vynogradova
Contact via elena.vynogradova@mq.edu.au
12 Wally's Walk (E7A 709)
Thursday 34pm or by appointment
Lecturer
Jillian Stott
Contact via jillian.stott@mq.edu.au
E7A
By appointment


Credit points 
Credit points
3

Prerequisites 
Prerequisites

Corequisites 
Corequisites

Cobadged status 
Cobadged status

Unit description 
Unit description
This unit is an elementary unit designed for Engineering, Mathematics and Physics students whose mathematics background has not met the recommended standard for students entering these programs. The unit provides a basic introduction to the ideas and techniques of differentiation and integration which are pervasive in the theoretical models that underpin most areas of science, engineering, economics and technology. The unit also has a strong focus on developing the algebraic skills and techniques commonly associated with the application of these ideas.
Students who have not studied mathematics for several years should consult the Learning Centre for Numeracy Skills regarding refresher courses.

Information about important academic dates including deadlines for withdrawing from units are available at http://students.mq.edu.au/student_admin/enrolmentguide/academicdates/
HURDLES: This unit has no hurdle requirements. This means that there are no second chance examinations and assessments if you happen to fail at your first attempt, and your final grade is determined by adding the marks obtained for your examinations and assessments. Students should aim to get at least 60% for the course work in order to be reasonably confident of passing the unit.
IMPORTANT: If you apply for Disruption to Study for your final examination, you must make yourself available for the week of December 11 – 15, 2017. If you are not available at that time, there is no guarantee an additional examination time will be offered. Specific examination dates and times will be determined at a later date.
Name  Weighting  Hurdle  Due 

Three assignments  30%  No  See iLearn 
Tutorial participation  20%  No  Weekly 
Final examination  50%  No  University Examination Period 
Due: See iLearn
Weighting: 30%
Assignments
Due: Weekly
Weighting: 20%
Tutorial attendance is recorded and marks awarded for questions reviewing the work covered in the previous tutorial. Only students who attend the whole tutorial session can submit tutorial work and receive marks for the tutorial assessment. The best 8 tutorial marks will contribute to 20% of the grade for the unit.
Due: University Examination Period
Weighting: 50%
Two hour closed book exam.
Required text on calculus topics is
Calculus  single & multivariable, HughesHallett, Gleason & McCallum, 2013 (6th edition), John Wiley. See http://www.wileydirect.com.au/buy/calculussinglemultivariable6thedition/
Recommended texts on elementary and algebra topics are
Classes
Lectures: Four hours per week (2 hours in the calculus stream, and 2 hours in the algebra stream).
Tutorials: you should attend one 1 hour tutorial each week.
Workshops: available for students wanting to see more examples and ask further questions. Attendance is strongly recommended.
Technology Used and Required
Students are expected to have access to an internet enabled computer with a web browser and Adobe Reader software. Several areas of the university provide wireless access for portable computers. There are computers for student use in the Library.
Difficulties with your home computer or internet connection do not constitute a reasonable excuse for lateness of, or failure to submit, assessment tasks.
Week 
Algebra 
Calculus 
1 
Notation, Modelling & Algebraic Skills 
Lines & Linear Models 
2 
Algebraic Skills 
Functions 
3 
Quadratics, Parabolas & Exponentials 
Differential Calculus:Limits, First Principles & Rules 
4 
Exponential & Logarithmic Functions 
Differential Calculus:Rules, Tangents, Higher Order Derivatives 
5 
Trigonometry 
Differential Calculus:Curve Sketching 
6 
Trigonometry 
Applications of Differential Calculus 
7 
Trigonometry 
Differential Calculus:Exponential, Logarithmic & Trigonometric Functions 
8 
Proportions & Percentages 
Applications of Differential Calculus 
9 
Polynomials 
Integral Calculus:Upper & lower sums, The Definite Integral 
10 
Polynomials & Inequalities 
Integral Calculus:The Fundamental Theorem, Antiderivatives 
11 
Inequalities & Sequences 
Integral Calculus:Substitution & Applications 
12 
Series 
Integral Calculus:Applications & Numerical Integration 
13 
Revision 
Revision 
Macquarie University policies and procedures are accessible from Policy Central. Students should be aware of the following policies in particular with regard to Learning and Teaching:
Academic Honesty Policy http://mq.edu.au/policy/docs/academic_honesty/policy.html
Assessment Policy http://mq.edu.au/policy/docs/assessment/policy_2016.html
Grade Appeal Policy http://mq.edu.au/policy/docs/gradeappeal/policy.html
Complaint Management Procedure for Students and Members of the Public http://www.mq.edu.au/policy/docs/complaint_management/procedure.html
Disruption to Studies Policy (in effect until Dec 4th, 2017): http://www.mq.edu.au/policy/docs/disruption_studies/policy.html
Special Consideration Policy (in effect from Dec 4th, 2017): https://staff.mq.edu.au/work/strategyplanningandgovernance/universitypoliciesandprocedures/policies/specialconsideration
In addition, a number of other policies can be found in the Learning and Teaching Category of Policy Central.
Macquarie University students have a responsibility to be familiar with the Student Code of Conduct: https://students.mq.edu.au/support/student_conduct/
Results shown in iLearn, or released directly by your Unit Convenor, are not confirmed as they are subject to final approval by the University. Once approved, final results will be sent to your student email address and will be made available in eStudent. For more information visit ask.mq.edu.au.
Late submissions will not be accepted once solutions have been made available online. Submissions after the deadline without an extension having been granted through the disruption process will have 20% of the maximum mark available deducted from the mark awarded.
Macquarie University provides a range of support services for students. For details, visit http://students.mq.edu.au/support/
Learning Skills (mq.edu.au/learningskills) provides academic writing resources and study strategies to improve your marks and take control of your study.
For all student enquiries, visit Student Connect at ask.mq.edu.au
Students with a disability are encouraged to contact the Disability Service who can provide appropriate help with any issues that arise during their studies.
For help with University computer systems and technology, visit http://www.mq.edu.au/about_us/offices_and_units/information_technology/help/.
When using the University's IT, you must adhere to the Acceptable Use of IT Resources Policy. The policy applies to all who connect to the MQ network including students.
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Date  Description 

27/07/2017  Amendment to required textbook 
05/07/2017  removal of inappropriate staff contact 