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1. ### 99+ ATAR: Experienced and enthusiastic high school maths tutor

Hi there! I am a passionate and enthusiastic maths tutor offering tutoring in: • Year 10 Mathematics • Year 11 Mathematics (2 + 3U) • Year 12 Mathematics (2 + 3 + 4U) (Unfortunately General Mathematics is not available.) • In 2014 I will be a 2nd year student in Advanced Mathematics at...
2. ### A Mathematician’s Apology G. H. Hardy

http://www.math.ualberta.ca/mss/misc/A%20Mathematician's%20Apology.pdf Reflection on mathematics, its people and purpose. Somewhat dull toned at the end - as if it was a battle that one had lost. Interesting read.
3. ### Best HSC marks fail to guarantee place in medicine courses

Best HSC marks fail to guarantee place in medicine courses by AMY MCNEILAGE - 05/01/14, 3:00 AM Only 48 of the more than 65,000 school leavers in NSW achieved the 99.95 ATAR needed to gain entry into medicine at the University of Sydney. Yet the course is so popular that even some of those...

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5. ### HPSC: A science or a social science?

Science is the study of things around us. It involves describing and understanding 'why' things occur, how they occur and when. History and philosophy of science is the study of, precisely, the history and philosophy... of science. We usually categorise history and philosophy to be arts or...
6. ### WAM vs AAM

What's the difference between WAM and AAM? I understand WAM is \dfrac{\sum \text{Mark} \times \text{Weighting}}{\sum \text{Weighting}}. Is AAM just \dfrac{\sum \text{Marks}}{\text{ Total number of units attempted}}? Thanks. (Or is it just the same thing with a different name?)
7. ### MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics

Has anyone completed this course in the past? How is it / How'd you go? I may need to take this unit next semester. Thanks muchly.
8. ### Regarding font and italics in LaTeX

I refer you to this article: http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/14821/whats-the-proper-way-to-typeset-a-differential-operator What do you guys think? I reckon that consistency is the most important thing. So if you'd write a paper you should just be using the same notation...
9. ### Some quick questions

Want to get these out before sleepin: Find the limit, or show it doesn't exist: \lim_{(x,y)\to(0,0)} \dfrac{x^3+y^3}{x^2-y^2} The usual tricks like factorising/cancelling, going polar, x=y, x=0, y=0 don't seem to work? Probs blanking out. I know it doesn't exist but I can't find a path which...

11. ### Tsp 2013

In the offer email in January they said they'd 'formally' send out an invite via mail. Has anyone got this? There's an orientation in O-Week but I haven't received any word from TSP. Thanks!
12. ### Terry Tao's notes on Special Relativity

Interesting weekend read: http://terrytao.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/relativistic1.pdf by Terry Tao, Fields medalist.
13. ### Science Transition Workshop

Worth going to? (I don't mind about the \$10 - just is it helpful?) Thanks
14. ### Creating graphs and diagrams on soft-documents

Hey all, Was wondering what types of programs/plugins/software people use to create their graphs (x-y plane types) or diagrams (shapes, 3D objects) for exam questions or notes. This is from NSB 2011 3U trial, and it's in LaTeX but I'm unsure of the plugin or app..: and the HSC 2012...
15. ### Samsung Galaxy S3 (4G) price

Do you think the price of the Samsung GS3 will drop considerably when the S4 comes out in May? I'm thinking of getting the S3 (4G) in March when my current plan expires but should I wait for the S4 to come out so the S3 goes down in price, if it does at all? What happened with the 4S when the...
16. ### % of lectures that are filmed/recorded?

Just wondering how many, if at all, lectures are recorded and are available to students online... (Within Science and just overall I guess) Thanks
17. ### asianese's English Adv raw marks

Paper 1 Reading task: 15/15 (FUCK YEAH!! ..I've come a long way from 10/15 in the first assessment (which was worth 15% and so my rank could have been significantly better but oh shwell) - also this is my first 'full marks' in English EVER - since yr7 :mad2:) Narrative: 12/15 - weak links to the...
18. ### B Sc / B A timetabling

I have realised I'm in a bit of a pickle regarding enrollment/timetabling :(. I'm planning to enroll in B Sc / B A for this year. My problem is in the Arts degree. For this double degree, the sample pathway has only 1 arts elective per semester for 1st (and 2nd) year. Now, I want to major in...
19. ### Moriah college 2003 Question (4U)

Question 5b) ... its about the man walking on a pier Just saw this question in 2012 CSSA MX1 Trial - wow even CSSA doesn't make up their own questions ==
20. ### Marking: all online?

As per title: has the BOS converted all marking to online now?