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OVERVIEW

This page will be used to make announcements and provide copies of handouts, lecture notes, problem sheets and their solutions for this course. All files will be supplied in pdf format. To view pdf files you need a reader such as acrobat. This is provided for you on all BUCS campus PCs. To view any document, just click on the corresponding link and the sheet will eventually be loaded into a viewer. From this you can print in the usual way.

Note (20 December): Second class test now marked. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Introductory handout
Office hour change! The office hour is now Tuesdays 14.15 to 15.05.

List of topics covered in this class

If you need help with the exercises, you can also visit the drop-in sessions offered by MASH (Mathematical And Statistics Help). For opening times and location see the website.

A sheet with some common errors and bad style as observed in the first take-home problem sheet and the first class test.



ASSESSMENT

Assessment consists of 50% assessed coursework and 50% end of semester written exam. The assessed coursework consists of four pieces (each worth 12.5%): Two take-home problem sheets and two class tests as follows.

Take-home problem sheet set Monday 22nd October, due Monday 29th October by 12.15 (solutions). Now marked!

Class test on Thursday 8th November at 11.15 in 8West 2.1 (information). Now marked!

Take-home problem sheet set Monday 26th November, due Monday 3rd December by 12.15 (solutions). Now marked!

Class test on Thursday 13th December at 11.15 in 8West 2.1 (information). Now marked!


Information:

Exam papers of the previous years can be found on the Library and Learning Centre Exam Papers Database.

Link to Operation Examples for the University-supplied calculator (see Sections 2 & 4 for the operations needed in this course).

Information regarding the second class test.

A sheet with some common errors and bad style as observed in the first take-home problem sheet and the first class test.

Information regarding the first class test.


LECTURE NOTES

Lecture notes of the eleventh week.

Lecture notes of the tenth week.

Lecture notes of the ninth week.

Lecture notes of the eighth week.

Lecture notes of the seventh week.

Lecture notes of the sixth week.

Lecture notes of the fifth week.

Lecture notes of the fourth week.

Lecture notes of the third week.

Lecture notes of the second week.

Lecture notes of the first week.



PROBLEM SHEETS

Problem sheet 11 (solutions)

Problem sheet 10 (solutions)

Problem sheet 9 - part of the assessed coursework (solutions)

Problem sheet 8 (solutions)

Problem sheet 7 (solutions)

Problem sheet 6 (solutions)

Problem sheet 5 (solutions)

Problem sheet 4 - part of the assessed coursework (solutions)

Problem sheet 3 (solutions)

Problem sheet 2 (solutions)

Problem sheet 1 (solutions)




 

 
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