MATH1520B - University Mathematics for Applications - 2014/15

Course Year: 


  • (9/10) Here is the tentative outline for the class. Please read the indicated sections of the text book before each lecture (UPDATED) [Download file]
  • (16/11) Link to CUHK library for past papers is added.
  • (18/11) Assignment 8 is released, due date is 27 Nov.
  • (19/11) Suggested solution to test is released.
  • (24/11) Lecture note 13 is released.
  • (24/11) Revision exercise is released, NO need to hand in.
  • (5/12) (TA) You may take all your assignment starting from this Friday.

General Information


  • Chan Kai Leung
    • Office: LSB 202A
    • Tel: 3943 7969
    • Email:

Teaching Assistant

  • Wong Ka Ho
    • Office: LSB 232
    • Tel: 3943 3575
    • Email:
  • Yu Zhan
    • Office: LSB 222A
    • Tel: 3943 3575
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: M5-6, YIA LT6; W5, YIA LT6
  • Tutorial: W6, YIA LT8; W10, YIA 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.

Lecture Notes



Assessment Scheme

Final Examination 50%
Test I & 2 40%
Assignments 10%

Useful Links

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: December 04, 2014 00:15:03