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    I just got into an uni for chemical engineering course.
    I know I need to study maths, physics and chemistry as soon as i start the course next year.
    The thing is that now i have some extra time (up till next February) and want to get prepared for what i will be learning.
    I am currently focusing on maths (nothing really deep but just solving and sloving over again the things i learnt from A level).
    Would you give me any advice on studies? (for example, i need to focus on complex numbers or any other things from chemistry, physics and maths.)
    I want to hear some from anyone currently studying in chemical engineering major.
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    Doing more maths is more useful than either of the others.

    Complex numbers, matrices, infinite series, and any calculus topic are probably the most useful to develop. You'll probably also want to brush up on your vectors and trig identities, and maybe partial fractions. Polar coordinates might be worth reviewing as well.

    I mean most of the A-levels Maths and Further Maths curriculum really, as it's unsurprisingly the prerequisite material. However in general, the topics most closely related to calculus, or that help you solve problems in calculus quickly (such as knowing trig identities/quickly separating partial fractions) are most useful.
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