Unit convenor and teaching staff 
Unit convenor and teaching staff
Lecturer
Michael Batanin
Contact via 9850 8926
12 Wally's Walk (E7A) 706
Wednesday 910
Convenor
Paul Smith
Contact via 9850 8944
12 Wally's Walk (E7A) 726
Tuesday 56
Michael Batanin


Credit points 
Credit points
3

Prerequisites 
Prerequisites
MATH132 or MATH135(HD)

Corequisites 
Corequisites

Cobadged status 
Cobadged status

Unit description 
Unit description
The notion of linearity is developed in this unit through the introduction of the abstract notion of vector spaces. The new ideas are then used to further study systems of linear equations. The study of differential and integral calculus is taken further by the introduction of functions of two real variables and the study of first‐order and second‐order ordinary differential equations. The notion of a limit is enhanced by the study of sequences and series. Ideas from power series are then used to revisit differential equations.
The topics in this unit are studied with a degree of rigour and sophistication appropriate to better prepared students with a strong interest in the theoretical underpinnings of the subject. An alternative treatment of the same material from a less sophisticated point of view can be obtained by taking MATH136.

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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%  See iLearn  
One test  10%  See iLearn  
Final examination  60%  University Examination Period 
Due: See iLearn
Weighting: 30%

Due: See iLearn
Weighting: 10%

Due: University Examination Period
Weighting: 60%
Lectures: you should attend two hours of each lecture stream each week, making a total of four hours.
Tutorials: you should attend one tutorial each week.
The following texts are recommended for this unit, and are available from the COOP Bookshop on campus, and are in the reference section of the Library.
Other similar texts are available in the Library, and for reference in the Numeracy Centre.
Additional notes Notes for Markov chains
http://www.sosmath.com/matrix/markov/markov.html http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~jkhoury/markov.htm Most books on linear algebra with applications will cover Markov chains. Some references have the columns summing to 1, others have the rows summing to 1 (depending on which way the state table is constructed). We will adopt the convention that the future state is on the vertical axis, so the columns sum to 1.
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WEEK 
ALGEBRA 
CALCULUS 
1 
Vector spaces (Introduction, proofs, subspaces) 
Sequences and series, convergence of sequences 
2 
Vector spaces (Span, Linear Independence) 
Convergence Tests of series 
3 
Vector spaces (Basis, Dimension) 
Power series 
4 
Vector spaces associated with matrices 
Taylor series 
5 
Functions of several real variables, Limits 

6 
Orthogonality 
Continuity, partial derivatives 
7 
Projections, Least Squares 
Tangent planes, chain rule 
MIDSEMESTER BREAK  
8 
Eigenvectors nd Eigenvalues 
Maxima and minima, Lagrange multipliers 
9 
Diagonalization 
First order ordinary differential equations 
10 
Applications: Markov Chains, Discrete Dynamical Systems 
Applications of first order ordinary differential equations 
11 
Applications: Systems of linear differential equations 
Higher order ordinary differential equations 
12 
Applications: Quadratic Forms 
Applications of ordinary differential equations 
13 
Revision 
Revision 
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28/07/2017  Changes to the Resources Section. 