Faculty of Science
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Solution of systems of linear equations using Gaussian elimination; matrices, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; introduction to vectors; 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; Taylor series and series convergence; the remainder term.
On completion of this unit students will be able to:
Examination (3 hours): 65%
Assignments and tests: 30%
Participation in support classes: 5%
Three 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour support class per week
See also Unit timetable information
MTH1020 or VCE Specialist Mathematics units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 30