MATH2050C - Mathematical Analysis I - 2022/23

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  • The last Problem Set 12 is posted and due on Apr 21.
  • Problem Set 11 is posted and due on Apr 14.
  • Quiz 4 will take place in class on Apr 6, covering topics about continuity of functions..
  • Problem Set 10 is posted and due on Apr 7.
  • Problem Set 9 is posted and due on Mar 31.
  • Quiz 3 will take place in class on Mar 23.
  • The statistics for midterm is as follow: mean=52.2, median=54.5, standard deviation=15.9. A suggested solution has been uploaded to Blackboard.
  • Problem Set 8 is posted and due on Mar 24.
  • Problem Set 7 is posted and due after the reading week on Mar 17.
  • The midterm will take place in class on March 2, 2023, from 4:30PM-6:15PM. It covers all the topics in Lecture Notes 1-11 up to textbook Section 3.3 inclusively.
  • Problem Set 6 is posted and due on Mar 3.
  • Problem Set 5 is posted and due on Feb 24.
  • Quiz 2 will take place in class on Feb 16, covering topics up to lecture on Feb 9.
  • Problem Set 4 is posted and due on Feb 17.
  • Problem Set 3 is posted and due on Feb 10.
  • Quiz 1 will take place in class on Feb 2.
  • Problem Set 2 is posted and due on Feb 3.
  • Problem Set 1 is posted and due on Jan 20.
  • There is no tutorial in the first week of class. The first lecture will be on Jan 10, 2023. You are highly encouraged to go through Problem Set 0 for revision of some background topics which are needed for this course but not going to be covered in lectures.

General Information


  • LI Man-chun Martin
    • Office: LSB 236
    • Tel: 3943-1851
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: By appointment

Teaching Assistant

  • LO Chiu Hong
    • Office: LSB 228
    • Tel: 3943-7955
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Mon 2:30-3:30PM, Wed 2:30-3:30PM (or by appointment)
  • IU Liu Yin
    • Office: AB1 407A
    • Tel: 3943-3721
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Thur 2:00-4:00PM (or by appointment)

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Tue 4:30-6:15PM and Thur 4:30-5:15PM at LHC G04
  • Tutorial: Thur 5:30-6:15PM at LHC G04

Course Description

This course is intended to provide conceptual understanding in the theory of functions of one variable. Topics include: real numbers, real valued functions, set notations; limits of sequences, convergence, Bolzano-Weierstrass; limits of functions, continuous functions, uniform continuity.


  • "Introduction to Real Analysis" (4th edition) by R.G. Bartle and D.R. Sherbert, John-Wiley and Sons, NY, 2011


  • "Principles of Mathematical Analysis" by W. Rudin, McGraw-Hill, 1976

Pre-class Notes

Lecture Notes


Assessment Scheme

Assignments, quizzes and classworks 15%
Midterm (Mar 2, 2023 in-class) 35%
Final Exam (centralized, please refer to RES webpage) 50%

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