MATH2010B - Advanced Calculus I - 2020/21

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  • Welcome to MATH2010B. There is no turorial on week 1.
  • Syllabus [Download file]
  • Guideline on entering answers on WeBWorK [Download file]
  • Midterm will be conducted online as a "take-home exam" with 24-hour limit. It will be posted on Gradescope at 6pm on Oct 29, 2020 and the deadline for submission is 6pm on Oct 30, 2020. It is expected that the paper can be finished within 1.5 hours. As such, the 24-hour limit should allow enough flexibility. You can access gradescope from the Course Content on the Blackboard page of "MATH2010A-B". The midterm exam will cover materials up to differentiability (Lecture 1-13). It is an open-note exam. However, discussions with anyone are strictly prohibited.
  • Final will be held online at 6:30-8:30pm on Dec 22. The exam paper will be posted and collected using Gradescope. The final exam will cover all course materials except for implicit function theorem and inverse function theorem. It is an open-note exam. However, discussions with anyone are strictly prohibited.

General Information


  • Zhongtao WU
    • Office: LSB 216
    • Tel: 3943-8578
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Teaching Assistant

  • Dan WANG
    • Office: AB1 505
    • Email:

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.

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Assessment Scheme

Homework and WebWork (Online exercises) 10%
Midterm Exam (Oct 29-30) 40%
Final Exam 50%

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