MATH2020A - Advanced Calculus II - 2019/20

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  • Homework 1 (due on Sep 13, 2019 at 12:00noon)
  • Note on add/drop: After considering the current enrollment situation, (1) special arrangement can only be offered to a few students who are required by the dept to take the course in this term, but not able to register regularly due to technical reasons; (2) no special arrangement for other cases, not even potential major in math; (3) if you are on the waiting list, you will need to follow the regular procedure and wait for vacancy (if any); (4) if you are not on the waiting list, you will not be able to add this class in this term, but you are welcome to take it in the future.
  • Homework 2 (due on Sep 20, 2019 at 12:00noon)
  • Homework 3 (due on Sep 27, 2019 at 12:00noon)
  • Homework 4 (due on Oct 4, 2019 at 12:00noon)
  • Homework 5 (due on Oct 11, 2019 at 12:00noon)
  • Typo in Homework 5, section 15.8, question 11. "Find the first moment..." should be "Find the moment of inertia...".
  • Reminder: mid-term on Oct 17, 10:30-12:00, LSB LT5; bring your STUDENT ID; material up to change of variables formula
  • Homework 6 (due on Oct 18, 2019 at 12:00noon)
  • Homework 7 (due on Nov 1, 2019 at 12:00noon)
  • Mid-term scripts will be returned in the class on Oct 31, bring your SID
  • Midterm mean=74.95; sd=15.87; max=100; min=20
  • Homework 8 (due on Nov 8, 2019 at 12:00noon)
  • A mistake was found in HW7 solution where a sign was missing in Q18. This has now been fixed
  • Special Assessment: 10% Homework will be calculated from Homework 1-8; 40%midterm +50% final will be calculated from the midterm
  • University has just announced the options for late-drop and Pass/Fail grading. Deadline on Dec 10 (Tue). Apply directly to RES. Please see RES webpage "" for detail. Please also see a summary on concerns need to be considered for choosing these options on the departmental website
  • (Optional) Summary Class on the remaining material: Jan 10, 2020 (Friday), 6:30-9:00pm, LSB LT3

General Information


  • Tom Yau-heng Wan
    • Office: LSB 215
    • Tel: x 37986
    • Email:

Teaching Assistant

  • Chi Hong CHOW
    • Office: AB1 505
    • Tel: 39434298
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Tue: 10:30 to 12:30 ||| Wed: 10:30 to 12:00; 15:30 to 17:00 ||| Thu: 14:30 to 17:30
  • Gaoming Wang
    • Office: LSB222A
    • Tel: 39433575
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Tue: 17:00-18:00 ||| Wed:10:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00 ||| Thu: 15:00-18:00

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Tuesday 3:30-4:15pm MMW LT1, and Thursday 10:30-12:15pm LSB LT5
  • Tutorial: Tuesday 1:30-2:15pm MMW 702, and Thursday 1:30-2:15pm LSB LT3

Course Description

This is a continuation of MAT2010. The following topics will be discussed: multiple integrals, change of variables formula, vector analysis, line and surface integral, Green's Theorem, divergence theorem, and Stokes' theorem.


  • Thomas' Calculus, 12th Ed., Global Edition, Pearson


  • James Stewart, Calculus - Multivariable Calculus, metric version 8E, CENGAGE Learning
  • Anton's Calculus - Early Transcendentals, Global Edition, Wiley

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes



Assessment Scheme

Homework (about once a week) 10%
Mid-term Exam (Oct 17, 2019) 40%
Final Exam (to be determined by the university) 50%

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.

Assessment Policy

Last updated: December 30, 2019 12:57:26