Hong-Jian Lai

 Department of Mathematics

West Virginia University


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 Hong-Jian's Tips for Calculus


1.     Calculus I

2.     Calculus II

3.     Calculus III

4.     From Words to Algebra

5.     Review Assistances for Calculus/Algebra





  1. Matrices in Combinatorics and Graph Theory (with Bolian Liu) Errata

Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 3 of Network Theory and Applications, (2000), (ISBN: 0-7923-6469-4)

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  1. Matroid Theory (in Chinese) Errata

Chinese Higher Education Press, (2002), (ISBN: 7-04-010563-2)

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