MATH1520C - University Mathematics for Applications - 2014/15

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  • (3/1) Here is the tentative outline for the class. Please read the indicated sections of the text book before each lecture [Download file]
  • (3/1) Assignments should be submitted to the assignment box of the Mathematics department (Location: 2/F, LSB)
  • (29/1) MathGym is opening, please check the link below
  • (4/2) Want some help in sketching graphs of functions? Please check the link of GeoGebra below.
  • (2/4) Assignment 5 is released, the due date is 16 Apr
  • (8/4) Lecture notes 13 is released

General Information


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

Teaching Assistant

  • XIE Ying
    • Office: AB1 505A
    • Email:
  • NIU Xiaohui
    • Office: LSB 222A
    • Tel: 3943 3575
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: T1-2 YIA LT6; H2 YIA LT6
  • Tutorial: T5 YIA LT8; H5 YIA LT7


  • 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


Quizzes and Exams


Assessment Scheme

Assignment 10%
Test 1 20%
Test 2 20%
Final Examination 50%

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: April 17, 2015 18:21:22