• Offered by ANU Wide
  • ANU College ANU Wide
  • Course subject ANU College
  • Areas of interest Mathematics
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
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ANUC1129 offers Diploma students similar learning outcomes to MATH1013 in a highly supportive environment with extended hours for teaching and learning.

The emphasis will be on understanding the material so that it can both be applied across a range of fields including the physical and biological sciences, engineering and information technologies, economics and commerce, and can also serve as a base for future mathematics courses. Many applications and connections with other fields will be discussed although not developed in detail. However, the material will not be developed in a rigorous theorem-proof style. 

Topics to be covered include:

Calculus - Limits, including infinite limits and limits at infinity. Continuity and global properties of continuous functions. Differentiation, including mean value theorem, chain rule, implicit differentiation, inverse functions, antiderivatives and basic ideas about differential equations. Transcendental functions: exponential and logarithmic functions and their connection with integration, growth and decay, hyperbolic functions. Local and absolute extrema, concavity and inflection points, Newton's method, Taylor polynomials, L'Hopital's rules. Riemann integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Techniques of integration including the method of substitution and integration by parts.

Linear Algebra - Complex numbers. Solution of linear system of equations. Matrix algebra including matrix inverses, partitioned matrices, linear transformations, matrix factorisation and subspaces. Determinants. Example applications including graphics, the Leontief Input-Output Model and various linear models in science and engineering. Emphasis is on understanding and on using algorithms.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Explain the fundamental concepts of calculus and linear algebra and their role in modern mathematics and applied contexts. These concepts include the solution of linear systems, matrix algebra, linear transformations and determinants in Linear Algebra; and limits, continuity, differentiation, local and absolute extrema, Riemann integration and the fundamental theorem of calculus in Calculus.
  2. Demonstrate accurate and efficient use of calculus and linear algebra techniques as they relate to the concepts listed above.
  3. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through explaining concepts from calculus and linear algebra.
  4. Apply problem-solving using calculus and linear algebra techniques applied to diverse situations in physics, engineering and other mathematical contexts.

Other Information

Course Contact: Dr Rebecca Cross
T: 02 61250982
E: rebecca.cross@anucollege.edu.au

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on:
  • Tutorials (25%) (LO1-4)
  • Mid-semester test (25%) (LO1-4)
  • Final examination (50%) (LO1-4)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

160 hours of total student learning time made up from:
  • 75 hours of lectures and tutorial-based activities.
  • 85 hours of supported and independent student work.

Requisite and Incompatibility

A satisfactory result in ACT Specialist Mathematics Major-Minor or NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent. Students with a good pass in ACT Specialist Mathematics Major or NSW HSC Mathematics or equivalent will be considered. Students with a level of mathematics equivalent to ACT Mathematical Methods should enrol in the ANUC bridging course 'Maths Bridging' or equivalent. To enrol in this course, you must be enrolled in the Diploma of Science. You are not able to enrol in this course you if have previously completed MATH1013.

Preliminary Reading

D.C. Lay, Linear Algebra and its Applications, Addison-Wesley
J. Stewart, Essential Calculus,  Cengage Learning, Inc  

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $3498
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5016
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3999 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 14 Jun 2019 In Person N/A

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