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## Mathematics Exam Advice

- The first piece of advice is to read questions carefully. Don’t glance at a question and go off writing: take a moment to understand what you have been asked to do.
- Don’t use tippex; instead draw a simple line(s) through work that you think is incorrect.
- For equations, check your solution by substituting your solution into the original equation. If your answer is wrong and you know it is wrong: write that on your script.

If you do have time at the end of the exam, go through each of your answers and ask yourself:

- have I answered the question that
__was asked__? - does my answer make sense?
- check your answer (e.g. differentiate/antidifferentiate an antiderivative/derivative, substitute your solution into equations, check your answer against a rough estimate, or what a picture is telling you, etc)

## Student Feedback

You are invited to give your feedback on my teaching and this module here.

## CA Results

Have been emailed out, with comments.

## Week 12

On Monday and Tuesday we had extra tutorials: you were invited to either work on integration and/or matrices; the choice was up to you.

On Thursday we finished off the module by doing an extra example of a centre of gravity of a solid of revolution. We had tutorial time after that.

## Week 13

There is an exam paper at the back of your notes — I will go through this on the board in the lecture times (in the usual venues):

- Monday 16:00
- Tuesday 09:00
- Thursday 09:00

We will also have tutorial time in the tutorial slots. You can come to as many tutorials as you like.

- Monday at 09:00 in E15
- Monday at 17:00 in B189
- Thursday at 12:00 in E4

Past exam papers (MATH6040 runs in Semester 1 and Semester 2) may be found here.

Recall that this module is MATH6040: Technological Maths 201 and not MATH6015: Technological Maths 2.

## Study

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, past exam papers, etc.

## Student Feedback

You are invited to give your feedback on my teaching and this module here.

## Test 2 Results

Will be sent out tomorrow afternoon along with some comments.

## Week 11

We had Test 2 on Monday.

On Tuesday we had a tutorial, doing some revision exercises for antidifferentiation and integration (Q. 5 should be +400 J, Q. 9 should be 3e-3).

On Thursday we looked at centres of gravity of solids of revolution.

## Week 12

On Monday and Tuesday we will have extra tutorials: you will be invited to either work on integration and/or matrices; the choice will be up to you.

On Thursday we will finish off the module by doing an extra example of a centre of gravity of a solid of revolution.

## Week 13

There is an exam paper at the back of your notes — I will go through this on the board in the lecture times (in the usual venues):

- Monday 16:00
- Tuesday 09:00
- Thursday 09:00

We will also have tutorial time in the tutorial slots. You can come to as many tutorials as you like.

- Monday at 09:00 in E15
- Monday at 17:00 in B189
- Thursday at 12:00 in E4

## Study

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 past exam papers, Academic Learning Centre, etc.

## Test 2

The 15% Test 2 will take place at 16:00 on Monday 26 November, Week 11, in B263. There is a sample test in the notes, p.146. Chapter 3: Differentiation is going to be examined. A Summary of Differentiation (p.144): you will want to know this stuff very well. You will be given a copy of these tables.

I strongly advise you that attending tutorials alone will not be sufficient preparation for this test and you will have to devote extra time outside classes to study aka do exercises.

## Week 10

We looked at completing the square, work and centroids.

A good revision of integration/antidifferentiation may be found here.

## Week 11

We have our test on Monday.

On Tuesday we will have a tutorial for a lecture. Those who are not strong on antidifferentiation will be given revision exercises from MATH6015.

On Thursday we will look at centres of gravity of solids of revolution.

## Week 12

On Monday and Tuesday we will have extra tutorials: you will be invited to either work on integration and/or matrices; the choice will be up to you.

On Thursday we will finish off the module by doing an extra example of a centre of gravity of a solid of revolution.

## Week 13

There is an exam paper at the back of your notes — I will go through this on the board in the lecture times (in the usual venues):

- Monday 16:00
- Tuesday 09:00
- Thursday 09:00

We will also have tutorial time in the tutorial slots. You can come to as many tutorials as you like.

- Monday at 09:00 in E15
- Monday at 17:00 in B189
- Thursday at 12:00 in E4

## Study

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.

## Test 2

The 15% Test 2 will take place at 16:00 on Monday 26 November, Week 11, in B263. There is a sample test in the notes, p.146. Chapter 3: Differentiation is going to be examined. A Summary of Differentiation (p.144): you will want to know this stuff very well. You will be given a copy of these tables.

I strongly advise you that attending tutorials alone will not be sufficient preparation for this test and you will have to devote extra time outside classes to study aka do exercises.

## Week 9

We looked at applications of partial differentiation to differentials and error analysis. We started Chapter 4 on (Further) Integration by looking at Integration by Parts.

A good revision of integration/antidifferentiation may be found here.

## Week 10

We will look at completing the square and work.

## Study

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.

## Test 2

The 15% Test 2 will take place at 16:00 on Monday 26 October, Week 11, in B263. There is a sample test in the notes, p.146. Chapter 3: Differentiation is going to be examined. A Summary of Vectors (p.144): you will want to know this stuff very well. You will be given a copy of these tables.

I strongly advise you that attending tutorials alone will not be sufficient preparation for this test and you will have to devote extra time outside classes to study aka do exercises.

## Week 8

We looked at Implicit Differentiation and Partial Differentiation. If you are interested in a very “mathsy” approach to curves you can look at this.

## Week 9

We will look at applications of partial differentiation to differentials and error analysis. We might start Chapter 4 on (Further) Integration. A good revision of integration/antidifferentiation may be found here.

## Study

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.

*This strategy is by no means optimal nor exhaustive. It is for students who are struggling with basic integration and anti-differentiation and need something to help them start calculating straightforward integrals and finding anti-derivatives. *

*TL;DR: The strategy to antidifferentiate a function that I present is as follows:*

*Direct**Manipulation**-Substitution**Parts*

## Week 7

We looked at Parametric Differentiation and Related Rates

## Week 8

We will look at Implicit Differentiation and Partial Differentiation. If you are interested in a very “mathsy” approach to curves you can look at this.

## Test 2

On Chapter 3, not until Week 11: perhaps Monday 26 November.

## Study

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

## Student Resources

## Test 1 Results

Have been emailed to you. I will have your scripts with me in tutorials.

## Room Change

BioEng2A’s tutorial on Thursdays has been moved to E4.

## Reading Break, etc.

Classes will be going full steam ahead on Monday and Tuesday 22/23 October as well as Thursday 1 November. I will class the next two weeks by Week 7.

## Week 6

We finished Chapter 2 by looking at Cramer’s Rule and then we started Chapter 3 with a quick review of differentiation and linear operators.

I actually have videos from last year if you missed some classes from Week 6:

## Week 7

Over 22 October – 2 November we have three lectures and one tutorial each, as normal.

We will start looking at Parametric Differentiation and then look at related rates.

## Test 2

On Chapter 3, not until Week 11 or early Week 12.

## Study

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

## Student Resources

## The Lee Fields Medal — CIT Maths Challenge

Maths Competition on next Wednesday with cash prizes. Poster below.

## Week 5

We looked at linear systems, determinants, and Cramer’s Rule.

## Week 6

We will finish looking at Cramer’s Rule and then we will start Chapter 3 with a quick review of differentiation followed by looking at Parametric Differentiation.

## Test 1

The 15% Test 1 will take place at 16:00 on Monday 15 October, Week 6, in B263. There is a sample test in the notes, p.44. Chapter 1: Vectors is going to be examined. A Summary of Vectors (p.40): you will want to know this stuff very well.

## Test 2

On Chapter 3, not until Week 11 or early Week 12.

## Study

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

## Student Resources

Your timetable is wrong in the naming of this module. MATH6040 is Technological Maths **201 **and not Technological Maths 2. You did Technological Maths 2: MATH6015, last year.

## Week 4

We finished looking at the applications of vectors to work and moments and began Chapter 2: Matrices. We did some examples of matrix arithmetic and looked at Matrix Inverses — “dividing” for Matrices. This will allow us to solve matrix equations. Here find a note that answers the question: why do we multiply matrices like we do?

## Week 5

We will look at linear systems, and determinants.

## Test 1

The 15% Test 1 will take place at 16:00 on 15 October, Week 6, in B263. There is a sample test in the notes. Chapter 1: Vectors is going to be examined.

## Study

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

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