Review of the rectangular coordinate system, lines, linear equation systems, and polynomial expressions and arithmetic. Algebraic subjects include: simplification of algebraic expres sions, solution of quadratic and rational equations, properties of exponents, and arithmetic operations involving rational exponents. Geometric subjects include: determination of angles, basic geometric figures and their uses, properties of triangles, circles, polygons, and applications of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Note: MATH 30 does not count toward any graduation requirement to be completed at CSUSM, but it is counted towards financial aid and VA benefits.
Enrollment Requirement: Highest Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) exam score from 40 to 48, or completion of MATH 20 with a minimum grade of C (2.0) or better. Students who have satisfied the ELM require ment may not enroll. Students who complete MATH 30 with a grade of C (2.0) or better will satisfy the ELM requirement.