(Also see Business 115)
The Transfer Math Sequence you choose will depend on your major and your transfer destination. See a counselor for more information.
Multiple measures, including high school transcripts, are now being used to help determine proper placement of students into Mathematics courses. Students transferring to College of San Mateo with credit in college Mathematics can use their transcripts to assist with placement.
Prerequisites are listed in the descriptions of Mathematics courses in the catalog and the web schedule. Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses. Prerequisites may be met by showing proof of satisfactory completion of an equivalent course at a post-secondary institution.
Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.
A review of the core prerequisite skills, competencies, and concepts for intermediate algebra. Intended for students who are concurrently enrolled in MATH 120, Intermediate Algebra, at College of San Mateo. Review topics include: computational skills developed in pre-algebra, the vocabulary of algebra, translation from English to algebra, and evaluation of literal expressions and functions. Topics covered in more depth include: solving and graphing linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables, solving and graphing systems of equations in two variables, factoring, algebraic operations on polynomial and rational expressions, solving quadratics using factoring, and rational equations. Recommended for students with little or no recent knowledge of algebra.