MATH2010A  Advanced Calculus I  2019/20
Announcement
 (28/8) Welcome to MATH2010A. There is no tutorial on week 1.
 (11/9) HW1 has been posted. The due date is Sep 20 (3pm).
 (18/9) WW1 has been posted. The due date is Sep 27 (3pm).
 (25/9) HW2 has been posted. The due date is Oct 4 (3pm).
 (10/10) HW3 has been posted. The due date is Oct 18 (3pm).
 (16/10) Midterm Exam will be held in LSK LT6 at 7:308:30pm on Thursday, Oct 24. It will cover materials from lecture notes of week 15. It is a closedbook exam. No calculator is permitted. Please arrive about 10 minutes before the exam. Remember to bring your SID card.
 (23/10) HW4 has been posted. The due date is Nov 1 (3pm).
 (29/10) WW2 has been posted. The due date is Nov 8 (3pm).
 (7/11) WW3 has been posted. The due date is Nov 15 (3pm).
 (14/11) The due date of WW3 has been extended to Nov 29 (3pm).
 (25/11) Due to the shortening of Term 1 in 201920 and cancellation of the centralized final examination, we will use the following new assessment scheme for this course: Homework and WeBWorK (20%) and Midterm (80%).
General Information
Lecturer

CHENG, Man Chuen
 Office: LSB210
 Email:
Teaching Assistant

HUI, On Yu
 Office: LSB 232
 Tel: 39435294
 Email:

MA, Caiyun
 Office: LSB 232
 Tel: 39435294
 Email:
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Tue 4:306:15pm@LSB LT6; Thu 3:304:15pm@ LSB LT2
 Tutorial: Tue 3:304:15pm@LHC G04 (Y.C. Liang Hall G04) Thu 2:303:15pm@ LSB 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.
Mainly follow the Textbook by Prof Thomas KK Au for general ndimension, and supplemented by the Thomas' Calculus on examples, special cases for 2 and 3 dimensions, and exercises.
Textbooks
 Thomas KwokKeung AU, Differential Multivariable Calculus, Asian Customized Edition, McGraw Hill Education
 Thomas, Weir & Hass, Thomas' Calculus, 12th Ed., Pearson
References
 S. Lang, Calculus of Several Variables, 3th Ed., Springer
Lecture Notes
 Week 1
 Week 2
 Week 3
 Week 4
 Week 5
 Week 6
 Week 7
 Week 8
 Week 9 (Updated on 30/10: the partial derivative of z with respect to x on p5 should be 0)
 Week 10
 Week 11
 Week 12
 Week 13
Tutorial Notes
Assignments
 Homework 1 (due 3pm, Sep 20)
 WeBWorK 1 (due 3pm, Sep 27)
 Homework 2 (due 3pm, Oct 4)
 Homework 3 (due 3pm, Oct 18)
 Homework 4 (due 3pm, Nov 1)
 WeBWorK 2 (due 3pm, Nov 8)
 WeBWorK 3 (Updated: due 3pm, Nov 29)
Quizzes and Exams
Solutions
 Solution of homework 1
 Solution of homework 2 (some typos in 52(c) corrected)
 Solution of homework 3
 Solution of homework 4
Assessment Scheme
Homework and WeBWorK (Online exercises)  20%  
Midterm Exam (7:308:30pm, Oct 24)  80% 
Useful Links
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Assessment Policy Last updated: January 03, 2020 17:18:39