The free textbook I'm using is from http://www.totallyfreemath.com/(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm not allowed to direct link to the book. Free Math -> View Book Online -> accept terms

Here are the topics covered not including chapter 1:

Solving Equations and Inequality:

2-1 Algebraic Notation and Terminology

2-2 Evaluating Algebraic Expressions

2-3 Algebraic Addition and Subtraction

2-4 The Addition and Subtraction Property of Equality

2-5 The Multiplication and Division Property of Equality

2-6 Solving Linear Equations Ans

2-7 Solving Literal Equations and Formulas

2-8 Word Problems

2-9 Solving Linear Inequalities

Polynomials and Exponents:

3-1 Exponents-I

3-2 Products of Algebraic Expressions

3-3 Exponents-II

3-4 Exponents-III

3-5 Scientific Notation

Factoring and Solution of Quadratic Equations by Factoring:

4-1 Common Factors

4-2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x2 + bx + c

4-3 Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c

4-4 Factoring the Difference of Two Squares and Perfect Square Trinomials

4-5 Other Types of Factoring

4-6 Factoring: A General Strategy

4-7 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

4-8 Applications of the Quadratic Equation

Rational Expressions, Ratio and Proportion:

5-1 Rational Numbers and Rational Expressions

5-2 Simplifying Rational Expressions

5-3 The Quotient of Two Polynomials

5-4 Ratio and Proportion

Operations with Rational Expressions:

6-1 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

6-2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions

6-3 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions

6-4 Complex Fractions

6-5 Rational Equations

6-6 Rational Expression Applications

Linear Equations in Two Variables:

7-1 Ordered Pairs and the Rectangular Coordinate System

7-2 Graphs of Linear Equations

7-3 The Slope of a Line

7-4 The Equation of a Line

7-5 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

7-6 Functions Defined by Linear Equations in Two Variables

Systems of Linear Equations:

8-1 Solutions of Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing

8-2 Solutions of Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination

8-3 Solutions of Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution

8-4 Applications of Systems of Linear Equations Ans

8-5 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities by Graphing

Roots and Radicals:

9-1 Principal Roots

9-2 Product Property for Radicals

9-3 Quotient Property for Radicals

9-4 Sums and Differences of Radicals

9-5 Further Operations with Radicals

9-6 Fractional Exponents

9-7 Equations Involving Radicals

Solutions of Quadratic Equations:

10-1 Solutions of Quadratic Equations by Extracting the Roots Ans

10-2 Solutions of Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square Ans

10-3 Solutions of Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula Ans

10-4 Complex Solutions to Quadratic Equations

10-5 The Graphs of Quadratic Equations in Two Variables-Quadratic Functions

*phew*... Does that cover all topics, or is there a lot more to know? I know I've read around here about needing trigonometry and geometry before starting calculus. This is going to take a lot of self discipline...

I'm probably going to buy a book or software that can teach me calculus (if there are any) if I make it through the pre-requisites. A lot of times I google up topics and watch youtube teachers since the book can be very vague and lacking explanation.

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