Mathematics for Chemists 1



  • basic vector calculus, geometric applications
  • differentiation of functions of a single variable
  • integration of functions of a single variable
  • differentiation of functions of several variables
  • brief glimpse at one type of integrals of functions of several variables

up-to-date organizational pre-informations for WS20/21

Course material
current organizational news
general organizational details
exam rules and hints
voluntary additional exercise groups (with PerLe) (note: two time slots, you can take both of them or only one.)

MfC1 script (second version, essentially complete; worked examples are given in the lectures and exercises)

Exercise groups

Exercise plan

MfC1 exam contents; green: likely, yellow: possibly, red: not in exam.


exercise sheet 1, solutions 1
exercise sheet 2, solutions 2
exercise sheet 3, solutions 3
exercise sheet 4, solutions 4

The following two links contain basic exercises that feature content that is often done wrong. They are far from exhaustive but can give you a starting point.
basic calculations exercise
basic differentiation/integration exercise
If you have any problems with with these basic exercises, please work through the material listed above for the pre-course in mathematics (script and exercises).