- Maosheng Xiong : mamsxiong
AT ust DOT hk

Office: 3477. Tel: 2358-7456. Website: www.math.ust.hk/~mamsxiong - Office hours: Mon/Fri, 11:00am--11:50am, or
by appointment. Please feel free to stop by my office anytime during
weekdays when I am available.

**TA:**- Li Xilin/maxilin@ust.hk
- Qin Xiaoxue/xqianac@ust.hk
**Lecture:**- Section L1, Mon, 13:30--14:50PM; Fri: 09:00--10:20AM, CYTG010
- Tutorial: Please check class schedule and location by yourself.

**Course Description:**- 3 credit units. No prerequisite.
- This course teaches basic application techniques in single-variable calculus and linear algebra. Key topics include: financial mathematics, systems of linear equations and matrices, functions and graphing, derivatives and optimization, integration and applications.

**Course content**(Chapter numbering based on the13th Edition):- Chapter 3. Mathematics of Finance (3.1-3.4)
- Chapter 4. Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices (4.1-4.7)
- Chapter 10. Limits and the Derivative (10.4-10.5)
- Chapter 11. Additional Derivative Topics (11.1-11.7)
- Chapter 12. Graphing and Optimization (12.1-12.2, 12.4-12.6)
- Chapter 13. Integration (13.1-13.2, 13.4-13.5)
- Chapter 14. Additional Integration Topics (14.1-14.3)

**Textbook:**- College Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences (Thirteenth Edition), by R. Barnett, M. Ziegler and K. Byleen, PEARSON new international Edition.

**Class manners:**- 1. Keep QUIET.
- 2. Attend the class ON TIME and sit in the front rows.
- 3. NO EATING.
- 4. Turn OFF Cell phones and other electronic devices.

- Weekly practice problems (0%) - No need to hand in, but useful.
- Online homework (WeBWork) (10%)
- Midterm Exam (30%), 7 October 2016, 13:30--15:00 (Saturday)
- Final Exam (60%), TBA, 3 hours

**Online Homework****WeBWork**

**Mathhelp****Math Support Center (MSC)**

- Students are required to maintain the highest standards of academic integrity. Click the above website for university regulation. No cheating will be tolerated. Honesty is the best policy.

**Practice Problems (13th edition)**- Chapter 3:
- Section 3.1 -- 49,59,63,69,73.
- Section 3.2 -- 61,67,73,77,79.
- Section 3.3 -- 27,29,33,39,43,45.
- Section 3.4 -- 27,31,33,45,47,59

- Chapter 4:
- Section 4.1 -- 25,29,65,69,75,83.
- Section 4.2 -- 55,59,63,71,77,79.
- Section 4.3 -- 39,45,47,49,55,69,73,79,85,91.
- Section 4.4 -- 9,25,27,31,37,41,45,49,51,55,57,65,67,71.
- Section 4.5 -- 9,11,13,15,17,19,25,27,39,41,45,47,59,63.
- Section 4.6 -- 9,11,13,15,17,19,23,27,31,35,51,53,55,63,69.
- Section 4.7 -- 9,10,11,12,15,16,17,21,23,25,35,37,39.

- Chapter 10:
- Section 10.1 -- 25,29,31,33,35,37,39,41,43,45,51,53,55,58,61,63,65,73,75,77,79,81,83,85,87.
- Section 10.3 -- 31,33,35,37,39,41,43,45,47,49,51,53,55,69,71,73,75.
- Section 10.4 -- 11,13,15,17,23,25,27,31,33,41,45.
- Section 10.5 -- 9,11,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,29,31,33,35,37,39,41,45,47,49,55,59,61,77,81,89,91.

- Chapter 11:
- Section 11.1 -- 9,11,13,15,17,19,25,27,29,31,33,35,41.
- Section 11.2 -- all odd problems from 9-33, 43,45,47,49,51,53,63,65,67,69,71.
- Section 11.3 -- all odd numbered problems.
- Section 11.4 -- all odd numbered problems.
- Section 11.5 -- 11,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,29,35,37,41,43,45,47.
- Section 11.6 -- 9,11,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,33,35,37,39.

- Chapter 12:
- Section 12.1 -- 9--16,33-46 (odd),53-60 (odd),61,63,65,67,85,87,89,95,97.
- Section 12.2 -- 11-24 (odd),25,27,29,31-40 (odd),41-48 (odd),49-70 (odd),87,89,91,97.
- Section 12.4 -- 1-7 (odd),9,15,17,19,29,31,47,77.
- Section 12.5 -- 23,25,27,29,35,37,41,43-66 (odd).
- Section 12.6 -- 1-18 (odd),21,25,29,31,35,43,47.

- Chapter 13:
- Section 13.1 -- 9--23 (odd),43-53 (odd),55-76 (odd).
- Section 13.2 -- 9--50 (odd),59--76 (odd),81.
- Section 13.3 -- skipped.
- Section 13.4 -- 7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,23,27,29,31--54 (odd).
- Section 13.5 -- 13--48 (odd),57--62 (odd).

- Chapter 14:
- Section 14.1 -- 15--28 (odd),33--40 (odd),43--58 (odd),65--70 (odd),85--92 (odd).
- Section 14.2 -- 9--16 (odd),25--34 (odd),55,56,59,60.
- Section 14.3 -- 9--12 (odd),15--32 (odd),37--58 (odd), 63,67,69,75,79.

**Daily updates**- 1 Spetember: Welcome to class!
- 29 Spetember: The midterm exam is 7 October (Saturday), 13:30--15:00. Several things to note:
- 27 November: Please find the sample exams from previous years and get some ideas what you mayexpect from the final exam. When you check the sample exams, please understand that in this final exam, only
- 08 December: Greetings! The final exam is TOMORROW,