MATH2020A - Advanced Calculus II - 2023/24

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  • All homework and midterm will be graded online using the Gradescope system. The link of the Gradescope system can be found in the Blackboard system.
  • Midterm and Final will be conducted face-to-face. (See the date and time in the item "Assessment Scheme" below)
  • The following arrangement at the end of the midterm will be implemented: 1. Stop writing when "pen-down" is announced by the instructor. 2. Use your "smartphone" to capture images of all the (non-empty) pages of your answers when instructed by the instructor. 3. Then convert the images of your answers into a pdf file. 4. Submit the pdf file of your answers into the "Midterm" in the Gradescope system. (You will have around 15 minutes for steps 3-5.) 5. Submit your answer book to the instructor.
  • No tutorial in the first week.
  • Homework 1 (due Sep 22, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Homework 2 (due Sep 29, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Homework 3 (due Oct 6, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Homework 4 (due Oct 13, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Homework 5 (due Oct 20, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Midterm coverage: From beginning up to and including Change of Varaibles Formula in Lecture Notes and corresponding parts of the Ch 15 of the Textbook, and material covered by Homework 1-5.
  • Homework 6 (due Nov 3, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Tutorial right before midterm, special arrangement: There will be only one tutorial class next week due to holiday. And it is schedule right before the midterm and located up in the New Asia College. Therefore, special arrangement of that tutorial is needed: Q&A section for last minute questions and will be ended early at 10:00am so that everyone will have sufficient time to come down to the venue of the midterm.
  • Midterm Date: Oct 25, 2023 (Wednesday) , Time: 10:30-12:00noon exam period; 12:00-12:15pm submission period, Location: LT4, LSB
  • Homework 7 (due Nov 10, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Midterm stat: Mean=59.29, Median=60, SD=23.02, Max=100, Min=18
  • Homework 8 (due Nov 17, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Homework 9 (due Nov 24, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]
  • Homework 10 (due Dec 1, 2023, 11:00am, via Gradescope) [Download file]

General Information


  • Tom Yau-heng Wan
    • Office: LSB 202A
    • Tel: x 37969
    • Email:

Teaching Assistant

  • LO Chiu Hong
    • Office: LSB 223
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Mon 14:30-15:30
  • ZHANG Zhiwen
    • Office: LSB 232
    • Tel: 9511 7892
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Tue 14:30-17:30

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Mon 10:30-11:15, Lady Shaw Bldg LT3; Wed 10:30-12:15, Lady Shaw Bldg LT4
  • Tutorial: (Attend one of the following:) Mon 11:30-12:15, Lady Shaw Bldg LT3; Wed 9:30-10:15, Humanities Bldg 11

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, Early Transcendentals, 13th Edition (Chapters 15 and 16)


  • 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 10%
Mid-term (Oct 25, 2023, 10:30-12:15) 40%
Final (date to be determined by university)) 50%

Honesty in Academic Work

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and thereby help avoid any practice that would not be acceptable.

Assessment Policy

Last updated: November 29, 2023 14:22:45