Assignment 3 is up on Canvas. There is about an hour and 20 minutes of new material here, similar next week (7-13 December) and no new material after that.

  • Week 9: If you have done the exercises from Week 8 and 9 you will be able to attack Assignment 3. There is some Chapter 4 lecture material and exercises.
  • Week 11: Finish Assignment 3, watch all the Chapter 4 lecture material, and then try Chapter 4 exercises. Assignment 4 (20%, based on Chapter 4) will appear.
  • Week 12: No new lecture material nor exercises. Will have daily Canvas assignments for students to get next day feedback on Chapter 4 exercises
  • Week 13: Finish Assignment 4 for Tuesday 22 December.

Assignment 2 – Results

It is my intention to have your results out by the end of the next week (6 December).

Week 10


About two hours here.


  • p. 155, Q. 1-2
  • Show that the Maclaurin Series of \sec x gives \displaystyle \sec x\approx 1+\frac12x^2.
  • p. 162, Q. 1-5
  • p.165, Q.1-3. Additional exercises p.165, Q.4-5.

You can (carefully) take photos of your work and submit to the Week 10 Exercises.

Submit the images as a single pdf file. To do this, select all the images in a folder, right-click and press print. It will say something like How do you want to print your pictures? Press (Microsoft?) Print to PDF. If possible choose an orientation that has all the images in portrait.

Week 11

We will look at Error Analysis.

Academic Learning Centre

Have you heard about CIT Maths Online (Links to an external site.) on Canvas? It’s full of helpful Maths and Stats resources, notes, quizzes and videos to help you throughout the whole year. 

During this period of remote learning we will be using the Maths Online module on Canvas to offer Maths and Stats support to you and answer as many student questions as possible. 

1-to-1 Maths appointments will be available through Zoom. There are 32 appointments available per week. Please log on to Maths online to see the most up to date resources and to book a 1-to-1 video call. Find out how to add it to your Canvas dashboard here https://studentengagement.cit.ie/alc/resources.maths (Links to an external site.)

Drop-in Maths is on every Tuesday from 12 – 2. Here you can drop in to ask our lecturer a quick Maths question.  

If you have any other question about our remote Maths and Stats supports email Joy and Deirdre at academiclearning@cit.ie

See the CIT Students tab above for further resources.