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Basic math and pre-algebra
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Chapter 1: Preliminaries Groups of Numbers.
Chapter 2: Whole Numbers Place Value.
Chapter 3: Decimals Using the Place Value Grid.
Chapter 4: Fractions Proper and Improper Fractions.
Chapter 5: Percents Changing Percents, Decimals, and Fractions.
Chapter 6: Integers and Rationals Integers.
Chapter 7: Powers, Exponents, and Roots Powers and Exponents.
Chapter 8: Powers of Ten and Scientific Notation Powers of Ten.
Chapter 9: Measurements English System.
Chapter 10: Graphs Bar Graphs.
Chapter 11: Probability and Statistics Probability.
Chapter 12: Number Series Arithmetic Progressions.
Chapter 13: Variables, Algebraic Expressions, and Simple Equations Variables and Algebraic Expressions.
Chapter 14: Word Problems Solving Process.
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