MATH2010B - Advanced Calculus I - 2017/18

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  • Tentative course schedule [Download file]
  • There is no totorial for the first week.
  • Homework is due in the box on the second floor of LSB on FRIDAY at NOON.
  • Chapter 12 Exercises from Thomas Calculus (12th edition) [Download file]
  • Chapter 13 Exercises from Thomas Calculus (12th edition) [Download file]
  • Chapter 14 Exercises from Thomas Calculus (12th edition) [Download file]
  • No lecture or tutorial next week Oct.2 - Oct.6
  • Midterm exam is schedule on Oct.30 in the usual lecture hall, covering material up to Note 5.
  • No tutorial next week (Nov. 13-17).

General Information


  • Zhongtao Wu
    • Office: LSB 235
    • Tel: 3943-8578
    • Email:

Teaching Assistant

  • Rihuan Ke
    • Office: LSB 222B
    • Tel: 3943-7963
    • Email:
  • Ho Man Tai
    • Office: LSB 232
    • Tel: 3943-5294
    • Email:
  • Wenqi Lyu (Grader)
    • Office: AB1 614
    • Tel: 3943-4109
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Mo 4:30PM - 6:15PM Y.C. Liang Hall 104; We 2:30PM - 3:15PM Lady Shaw Bldg LT2
  • Tutorial: Mo 3:30PM - 4:15PM Y.C. Liang Hall 104; Tu 3:30PM - 4:15PM Y.C. Liang Hall G04; We 3:30PM - 4:15PM Mong Man Wai Bldg 707; Th 2:30PM - 3:15PM Lady Shaw Bldg C1

Course Description

Functions of several variables, partial differentiation, differential and its geometric meaning, chain rule, maxima and minima, Lagrange multiplier, mean value theorem, Taylor series, and implicit function theorem


  • Thomas' Calculus, Multivariable (12th Edition), by Thomas, Weir, and Hass, of Pearson


  • Differential Multivariable Calculus, by Thomas Au, of McGraw Hill (ISBN 9781259074219)

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes


Quizzes and Exams


Assessment Scheme

Homework 10%
Midterm Exam 30%
Final Exam 60%

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