Course Code: HS-MATH1011_2017
Level-of-study: Age: 16 or above
Course Period: July 3, 2017 to July 14, 2017
Programme Fee: HKD 4,260 and HKD 350 application fee
Deadline for Application:
- Non-local Applicants: March 15, 2017
- Local Applicants: May 31, 2017
Type of Programme: Credit-bearing course
Area of Interest: Mathematics
Managed by: Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science
- Students: Local; Non-local
- Age: 16 or above
Pass the screening test. Remote screening test for non-local applicants would be held in March, 2017. The screening test for local applicants will be held on June 10, 2017 (Saturday).
Class Day: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
(An optional preparatory class would be held on 30 Jun 2017. Review on logarithm, trigonometry, combinations/permutations and other pre-calculus topics)
Calculus is a branch of mathematics that finds wide applications in science, economics and finance, engineering and many other areas. This is a first course in one-variable calculus.
- Pre-calculus topics (set theory, combinations and permutations, mathematical induction, binomial theorem, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions)
- Limits and Differentiation with Applications
- Indefinite and Definite Integrals with Applications
On successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
|Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)|
|CLO 1||use the set notations; calculate probabilities; and prove by induction|
|CLO 2||solve problems involving exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions|
|CLO 3||evaluate limits and derivatives|
|CLO 4||compute simple definite and indefinite integrals|
|CLO 5||solve practical problems such as determining maxima and minima; finding area|
36 contact hours + 120 learning hours
- Assignments and in-class activities (10%)
- Two tests (40%)
- Final examination (50%)
No supplementary examination will be offered.
#Important Note: You are required to settle the application fee of HKD 350 (non-refundable) when applying for admission to this credit-bearing summer course.
For more information, please visit http://hkumath.hku.hk/web/outreach/MATH1011-HKU-summer-institute-2017-HS.pdf.