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TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I FOUNDATION TOPICS Arithmetic. Introduction to Algebra. Expressions and Equations. Graphs. Linear Equations. Polynomial Equations. Binomials. Partial Fractions. Trigonometry. Functions. Trigonometric and Exponential Functions. Differentiation. Integration. PART II Complex numbers 1. Complex numbers 2. Hyperbolic functions. Determinants. Matrices. Vectors. Differentiation. Differentiation Applications. Tangents, Normals and Curvature. Sequences. Series 1. Series 2. Curves and Curve Fitting. Partial Differentiation 1. Partial Differentiation 2. Integration 1. Integration 2. Reduction Formulas. Integration Applications 1. Integration Applications 2. Integration Applications 3. Approximate Integration. Polar Coordinate Systems. Multiple Integrals. First-order Differential Equations. Second-order Differential Equations. Introduction to Laplace Transforms. Data handling and Statistics. Probability. Answers. Index.