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|1.1 Order of Operations||1.6 Signed Numbers|
|1.2 Factorisation of Integers||1.7 Further Signed Numbers|
|1.3 Fractions||1.8 Power Laws|
|1.4 Fractions and Decimals||1.9 Introduction to Algebra|
|1.5 Percentages||1.10 Further Algebra|
|2.1 Factors of Algebraic Expressions||2.6 Factorizing Algebraic Expressions|
|2.2 Solving Equations in One Variable||2.7 Logarithms and Exponentials|
|2.3 Algebraic Fractions||2.8 Introduction to Trigonometry|
|2.4 Introduction to Inequalities||2.9 Introduction to the Cartesian Plane|
|2.5 Arithmetic with Surds|
|3.1 Functions||3.6 Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions|
|3.2 Graphs||3.7 Continuity and Limits|
|3.3 Trigonometry||3.8 Introduction to Differentiation|
|3.4 Further Trigonometry||3.9 Further Differentiation|
|3.5 Simultaneous Equations||3.10 Differentiating Special Functions|
|4.1 More Differentiation||4.7 Modifying Functions|
|4.2 Introduction to Integration||4.8 Composite and Inverse Functions|
|4.3 Integrating Special Functions||4.9 Exponentials and Logarithms|
|4.4 Applications of Integration||4.10 Sigma Notation|
|4.5 Polynomials||4.11 Counting|
|4.6 Properties of Trigonometric Functions||4.12 The Binomial Theorem|
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