MATH-175: Precalculus

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Precalculus
Course Master
Credit Hours
5.00
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Topics include algebraic, graphical and numerical representations of functions, including composition and inverses of functions. Focuses on the study of rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometric functions of real numbers and angles. Also includes analytic trigonometry and solutions of triangles. Techniques of problem solving and applications are included throughout the course requiring the frequent usage of graphing calculators. Requires a graphing calculator, with the TI-84 Plus series recommended. Also requires access to an online homework management system.

Pre-requisites
MATH-115 with a C grade or better or a satisfactory score on the placement test
MTA Categories
  • Category 3: Mathematics (College Algebra Track)
General Education Categories
  • Mathematics

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Exam
Other Exam Details

50, CLEP Pre-calculus exam, taken at any certified Testing Center, such as HFC’s Workforce & Professional Development’s Testing Center (313) 317-6600.

Other Details

A student may receive credit for Math 175 by earning a minimum score of 50 on the CLEP Precalculus exam.

Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.