Test 1

Test 1, worth 15%, takes place from 19:00 to 20:05 sharp, Tuesday 26 February in the usual lecture venue. There is a sample on P.45 of the notes to give you an idea of the length and layout only.

Almost everything in Chapter 1 is examinable. This means:

  • P.23, Q.1-10
  • P.32, Q.1-8 [Q.9 is too long and Q.10 is not examinable]
  • P.39, Q.1-11

Additional practise questions may be found by looking at past exam papers (usually vectors are Q. 1, sometimes Q. 2).

You will want to be familiar with all the concepts in the Vector Summary, P. 41-44.

If you want questions answered you have three options:

  • hand me up written work next week, which I will correct, scan, and email back to you
  • ask me questions via email, perhaps with a photo to show your work
  • ask me questions via the comment function on this website

Week 3

We start working with the cross product and looked at the applications of vectors to work and moments.

We had no tutorial time but have some active learning time with a Concept MCQ: Vector or Scalar?

Week 4

We will have another Concept MCQ about vectors and then we will start looking at Chapter 2: Matrices.

Tuesday 19 March 2019, Week 8

It is very likely that I will not be able to give this class. Options might include Wednesday 20 March, and the Tuesdays in Easter. Watch this space.

CIT Mathematics Exam Papers

These are not always found in your programme selection — most of the time you will have to look here.

Student Resources

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