Unit convenor and teaching staff 
Unit convenor and teaching staff
Lecturer
Philip Hackney
719
9.3011.30 Tuesday or by appointment
The Bui
Philip Hackney


Credit points 
Credit points
3

Prerequisites 
Prerequisites
(HSC Mathematics Band 46 or Extension 1 Band E2E4 or Extension 2) or MATH130 or MATH123(HD) or WFMA003

Corequisites 
Corequisites

Cobadged status 
Cobadged status

Unit description 
Unit description
This is the first mainstream university mathematics unit; it is essential for students in engineering and many areas of science. We start with exploring the concept of a function, and continue with the notions of limit and continuity, developed to a reasonably sophisticated level. We then define the concept of derivative as a suitable construct to describe rates of change, develop the differential and integral calculus of functions of a real variable, and discuss some simple differential equations and their role as quantitative models for dynamic processes. We also study the use of vectors in two and threedimensional Euclidean geometry, and relate this to the algebraic process of solving linear systems in several variables.

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ATTENDANCE and PARTICIPATION: Please contact the unit convenor as soon as possible if you have difficulty attending and participating in any classes. There may be alternatives available to make up the work. If there are circumstances that mean you miss a class, you can apply for a disruption to study.
IMPORTANT: If you apply for Disruption to Study for your final examination, you must take yourself available for the Supplementary Examination as organised by the Faculty of Science & Engineering. 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 

Assignments  30%  No  See iLearn 
Tutorial work  20%  No  Weekly 
Midterm Test  10%  No  See iLearn 
Exam  40%  No  Endofsemester 
Due: See iLearn
Weighting: 30%
Three Assignments
Due: Weekly
Weighting: 20%
Tutorial homework based on the previous tutorial class
Due: See iLearn
Weighting: 10%
A 45 minute test, conducted during tutorial time
Due: Endofsemester
Weighting: 40%
Supervised exam
Delivery: Day, Internal.
Classes: Students are strongly encouraged to attend all four lectures each week.
Tutorials: You should attend one tutorial each week. Tutorial classes are compulsory. Students have to attend the tutorial class in which they are enrolled. Any variation to this has to be approved by the convenor.
This unit will use: iLearn. Students need regular access to a reliable internet connection.
Textbook: HughesHallett, Gleason & McCallum. 2017 (7th edition). Calculus  Single & Multivariable. Wiley.
Unit Schedule
Week  Topic 
1  Review of assumed material 
2  Functions and Trigonometry 
3  Trigonometry 
4  Limits and Continuity 
5  Differentiation: rates, definition, properties 
6  Differentiation: Mean Value Theorem and Implicit 
7  Integration: accumulated change, definition, properties 
8  Integration: techniques and applications 
9  Vectors and Geometry 
10  Systems of Linear Equations 
11  Differential equations: introduction, separable, Linear first order 
12  Binomial Theorem 
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