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  1. 1Numbers
    1. 1.1Squares and Square Roots
    2. 1.2Cubic and cube roots
  2. 2Ratios and Proportions
    1. 2.1Ratios
    2. 2.2Rates
    3. 2.3Proportions
  3. 3Percents
    1. 3.1Percents, fractions, and decimals
  4. 4Measurement
    1. 4.1Metric systems
    2. 4.2Imperial systems
    3. 4.3Conversions between metric and imperial systems
  5. 5Geometry
    1. 5.1Pythagorean theorem
    2. 5.2Introduction to volume
    3. 5.3Scale diagrams
    4. 5.4Similar triangles
    5. 5.5Surface area and volume of prisms
    6. 5.6Applications of pythagorean theorem
  6. 6Coordinate Graphs
    1. 6.1Distance formula: d = (x2x1)2+(y2y1)2\sqrt{(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}
    2. 6.2Midpoint formula: M=(x1+x22,y1+y22)M = ( \frac{x_1+x_2}2 ,\frac{y_1+y_2}2)
  7. 7Solve Equations
    1. 7.1Introduction to linear equations
    2. 7.2Applications of linear equations
  8. 8Single-Variable Inequalities
    1. 8.1Solving multi-step linear inequalities
    2. 8.2Compound inequalities
  9. 9Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
    1. 9.1Solving absolute value equations
    2. 9.2Solving absolute value inequalities
  10. 10Data and Graphs
    1. 10.1Reading and drawing bar graphs
    2. 10.2Reading and drawing histograms
    3. 10.3Reading and drawing line graphs
    4. 10.4Box-and-whisker plots and scatter plots
    5. 10.5Stem-and-leaf plots
    6. 10.6Reading and drawing Venn diagrams
  11. 11Number Sequences
    1. 11.1Arithmetic sequences
    2. 11.2Geometric sequences
    3. 11.3Arithmetic series
    4. 11.4Sigma notation
  12. 12Relations and Functions
    1. 12.1Understand relations between x- and y-intercepts
    2. 12.2Identifying functions
    3. 12.3Function notations
  13. 13Direct and Inverse Variation
    1. 13.1Relationship between two quantities
    2. 13.2Understanding graphs of linear relationships
    3. 13.3Direct variation
  14. 14Linear Functions
    1. 14.1Slope equation: m=y2y1x2x1m = \frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2- x_1}
    2. 14.2Slope-Y-intercept form: y = mx + b
    3. 14.3General form: Ax + By + C = 0
    4. 14.4Point-slope form: yy1=m(xx1)y - y_1 = m (x - x_1)
    5. 14.5Applications of linear relations
    6. 14.6Special case of linear equations: Horizontal lines
    7. 14.7Special case of linear equations: Vertical lines
    8. 14.8Parallel line equation
    9. 14.9Perpendicular line equation
  15. 15Linear Inequalities
    1. 15.1Express linear inequalities graphically and algebraically
    2. 15.2Solving one-step linear inequalities
  16. 16Systems of Linear Equations
    1. 16.1Determining number of solutions to linear equations
    2. 16.2Solving systems of linear equations by graphing
    3. 16.3Using elimination method to solve systems of equations
    4. 16.4Using substitution method to solve systems of equations
    5. 16.5Money related questions in linear equations
    6. 16.6Unknown number related questions in linear equations
    7. 16.7Distance and time related questions in linear equations
    8. 16.8Rectangular shape related questions in linear equations
  17. 17Exponents
    1. 17.1Exponent rules
    2. 17.2Quotient rule of exponents
    3. 17.3Power of a product rule
    4. 17.4Power of a quotient rule
    5. 17.5Power of a power rule
    6. 17.6Negative exponent rule
    7. 17.7Division law: (a^x / a^y) = a^(x-y)
    8. 17.8Multiplication law: (ax)(ay)=a(x+y)(a^x)(a^y)=a^{(x+y)}
    9. 17.9Negative exponent
  18. 18Scientific Notation
    1. 18.1Scientific notation
  19. 19Exponential Functions
    1. 19.1Exponents: Power rule (a^x)^y = a^(x * y)
    2. 19.2Exponents: Zero exponent: a^0 = 1
    3. 19.3Exponents: Rational exponents
    4. 19.4Graphing exponential functions
    5. 19.5Graphing transformations of exponential functions
    6. 19.6Finding an exponential function given its graph
    7. 19.7Continuous growth and decay in exponential and logarithmic functions
  20. 20Monomials
    1. 20.1Multiplying monomial by monomial
  21. 21Polynomials
    1. 21.1Multiplying monomial by binomial
    2. 21.2Multiplying binomial by binomial
    3. 21.3Multiplying polynomial by polynomial
    4. 21.4Using algebra tiles to factor polynomials
  22. 22Factoring
    1. 22.1Common factors of polynomials
    2. 22.2Factoring polynomials by grouping
    3. 22.3Factoring polynomials: x^2 + bx + c
    4. 22.4Factoring polynomials: ax2+bx+cax^2 + bx + c
    5. 22.5Factoring perfect square trinomials: (a + b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2 or (a - b)^2 = a^2 - 2ab + b^2
    6. 22.6Find the difference of squares: (a - b)(a + b) = (a^2 - b^2)
    7. 22.7Factor theorem
  23. 23Quadratic Equations
    1. 23.1Characteristics of quadratic functions
    2. 23.2Transformations of quadratic functions
    3. 23.3Converting from general form to vertex form by completing the square
    4. 23.4Solving quadratic equations by factoring
    5. 23.5Solving quadratic equations by completing the square
    6. 23.6Using quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations
    7. 23.7Nature of roots of quadratic equations: the discriminant
    8. 23.8System of linear equations
    9. 23.9System of linear-quadratic equations
  24. 24Functions: Linear, Quadratic, Exponential
    1. 24.1Exponential growth and decay by a factor
    2. 24.2Exponential decay: Half-life
    3. 24.3Exponential growth and decay by percentage
  25. 25Absolute Value Functions
    1. 25.1Absolute value functions
  26. 26Radical Expressions
    1. 26.1Evaluating and simplifying radicals
    2. 26.2Adding and subtracting radicals
    3. 26.3Multiplying and dividing radicals
    4. 26.4Rationalize the denominator
  27. 27Radical Functions and Equations
    1. 27.1Solving radical equations
    2. 27.2Square root of a function
    3. 27.3Radical functions and transformations
  28. 28Rational Functions and Expressions
    1. 28.1Long division in polynomial functions
    2. 28.2Vertical asymptote
    3. 28.3Horizontal asymptote
    4. 28.4Slant asymptote
    5. 28.5Adding and subtracting rational expressions
    6. 28.6Multiplying rational expressions
    7. 28.7Dividing rational expressions
    8. 28.8Solving rational equations
    9. 28.9Simplifying complex fractions
    10. 28.10Partial fraction decomposition
  29. 29Piecewise Functions
    1. 29.1Evaluating piecewise functions
    2. 29.2Graphing piecewise linear functions
    3. 29.3Graphing piecewise non-linear functions
  30. 30Trigonometry
    1. 30.1Using sine ratio to calculate angles and sides (Sin = oh)\frac{o}{h})
    2. 30.2Using cosine ratio to calculate angles and sides (Cos = ah\frac{a}{h})
    3. 30.3 Using tangent ratio to calculate angles and side (Tan = oa)\frac{o}{a} )
    4. 30.4Combination of SohCahToa questions
    5. 30.5Word problems relating ladder in trigonometry
    6. 30.6Word problems relating guy wire in trigonometry
    7. 30.7Other word problems relating angles in trigonometry
  31. 31Set Theory
    1. 31.1Set notation
    2. 31.2Set builder notation
    3. 31.3Intersection and union of 2 sets
    4. 31.4Intersection and union of 3 sets
  32. 32Probability
    1. 32.1Probability of independent events
    2. 32.2Data collection
    3. 32.3Fundamental counting principle
    4. 32.4Permutations
    5. 32.5Combinations
    6. 32.6Probability with Venn diagrams
  33. 33Statistics
    1. 33.1Probability
    2. 33.2Influencing factors on data collection
    3. 33.3Median and mode
    4. 33.4Mean
    5. 33.5Range and outliers
    6. 33.6Application of averages
  34. 34Introduction to Matrices
    1. 34.1Notation of matrices
    2. 34.2Adding and subtracting matrices
    3. 34.3Scalar multiplication
    4. 34.4Matrix multiplication
    5. 34.5The three types of matrix row operations

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