MATH1520A - University Mathematics for Applications - 2014/15

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  • Here is the tentative outline for the class. Please read the indicated sections before each lecture. [Download file]
  • Tests I & II will be combined into one test, which will be held on Nov 12 in class!

General Information


  • De-Jun Feng
    • Office: LSB, Room 211
    • Tel: 39437965
    • Email:

Teaching Assistant

  • Ran TAO
    • Office: Room 232, LSB
    • Tel: 39437956
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: M1-4,T1-3,Th3
  • Yufeng WU
    • Office: LSB, Room 222a
    • Tel: 3943 3575
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: M3-5,W2-4,Th1-2

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: We, 10:30am--12:15pm, YIAP LT6; Th, 1:30pm--2:15pm, YIAP LT8
  • Tutorial: Th 12:30pm - 1:15pm, YIAP LT8; Th 6:30pmM - 7:15pm, YIAP LT8


  • Laurence D. Hoffmann and Gerald L. Bradley, Applied Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences. 11th Edition. McGraw-Hill.


  • Barnett, Ziegler and Byleen, Applicied Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences. McGraw-Hill



Assessment Scheme

Final exam 50%
Test I 20%
Test II 20%
Assignments 10%

Honesty in Academic Work

The Chinese University of Hong Kong places very high importance on honesty in academic work submitted by students, and adopts a policy of zero tolerance on cheating and plagiarism. Any related offence will lead to disciplinary action including termination of studies at the University. Although cases of cheating or plagiarism are rare at the University, everyone should make himself / herself familiar with the content of the following website:

and thereby help avoid any practice that would not be acceptable.

Last updated: November 30, 2014 15:16:58