I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.


The manuals are  available in the Copy Centre and must be purchased as soon as possible.


Tutorial for BioEng2A: Thursdays at 12:00 in B180

Tutorial for BioEng2B: Mondays at 17:00 in B189

Tutorial for SET2: Mondays at 9:00 in E15


Week 1

We began our study of Chapter 2, Vector Algebra. We looked at how to both visualise vectors and describe them algebraically. We learned how to find the magnitude  and direction of a vector, add them and scalar multiply them. We spoke about displacement vectors and introduced the vector product known as the dot product.

Week 2

We will continue working with the vectors and hopefully learn how to add them and scalar multiply them, about displacement vectors,  the vector product known as the dot product and perhaps then introduce the cross product.

Test 1

The test will probably be the Monday of Week 5. Official notice will be given in Week 3. There is a sample test in the notes.


Please feel free to ask me questions about the exercises via email or even better on this webpage.

Student Resources

Please see the Student Resources tab on the top of this page for information on the Academic Learning Centre, etc.