MATH1020E - General Mathematics - 2020/21

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General Information


  • Dr. Nikolas Ziming MA
    • Office: IMS 713
    • Tel: 39434106
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Wed : 16:30 - 18:00 (or by appointment)

Teaching Assistant

  • Chiu Hong LO
    • Email:
  • Shen MAO
    • Email:

Course Description

This course is designed to give students a solid foundation for learning calculus and other areas of mathematics in engineering.


  • Precalculus : enhanced with graphing utilities by Michael Sullivan.
  • Discrete Mathematics with Application by Susanna S. Epp.
  • A First Course in Probability by Sheldon Ross.

Pre-class Notes

Class Notes

Assessment Scheme

Course work  8%
Homework  4%
Webwork  8%
Midterm  30%
Final  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: September 09, 2020 14:28:18