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Interesting Polynomial Coefficient Problem
This is an interesting problem that approaches higher degree polynomials from a different perspective. Given a third degree polynomial, two known zeros, and a y-intercept, find the value of the polynomialÕs coefficients. This problem challenges the learner to gain a deeper understanding of zeros, graphs of polynomials, factors, and the algebra behind multiplying polynomials.
16 mins 10th - 12th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Addition And Subtraction of Polynomials
Though it "sounds like a really fancy word," polynomials prove to be no match for Sal's mathematical skills. After defining the term and providing a few examples, Sal works through a few equations that add or subtract polynomials, showing how variable or constant terms that are raised to non-zero exponents can be simple.
16 mins 7th - 11th Math 11 Views 19 Downloads
Put your math pupils’ division skills - and algebra skills - to the test with this video, which introduces the concept of polynomial division. Sal's examples increase in complexity as the video progresses, allowing viewers to see how basic skills can be applied to both simple and complicated problems.
12 mins 8th - 11th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
This worksheet first reviews the definition of a polynomial and a like term. Then learners use the distributive property to rewrite expressions where polynomials are multiplied by monomials. Finally they are introduced to both the FOIL method and box model for multiplying binomials and trinomials.
7th - 9th Math 45 Views 341 Downloads
This lesson is all about polynomial functions, graphs, and parabolas! It even comes with quite a few follow along worksheets. Get your class graphing polynomial functions with a degree higher than two, identifying the function represented by a graph, and finding the zeros and intercepts.
10th - 12th Math 39 Views 250 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
End Behaviors of Polynomial Functions
Explore the concept of graphing polynomials with your class. Scholars graph polynomials and determine their end behavior. They use their calculator to determine the end behavior of linear, quadratic, and cubic equations.
9th - 12th Math 11 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
This comprehensive lesson looks at higher-degree polynomials. The important topics covered include the Remainder Theorem, the Factor Theorem, and synthetic division. Included is a clearly written tutorial, problem sets, summary, and answer key.
10th - 12th Math 24 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
Define, simplify, add, and subtract polynomials. Identify the degrees of a polynomial. Determine if a polynomial is a monomial, a binomial, or a trinomial. Then look at simplifying a polynomial by combining the coefficient values of like terms.
8th - 10th Math 45 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Polynomials and Linear Factors
This algebra worksheet reviews writing polynomials in standard form from factored form, looks at the graphs of polynomials of degree higher than two, and identifies the zeros of polynomials using the Factor Theorem and Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.
10th - 11th Math 14 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Factor a Polynomial by Grouping?
There are four terms in this polynomial. Try to factor it by grouping the terms. Confused? Try to get four terms into the product of two binomials? Still confused? Watch the instructor as she goes through the steps to group and regroup terms to get the expression into two binomials.
4 mins 8th - 10th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
In this Algebra II/college level worksheet, students use the discriminate to determine if a polynomial has factors with integral coefficients and factor polynomials, including factoring by pulling out the GCF and factoring by grouping. The two page worksheet contains seventy-two problems.
8th - 11th Math 23 Views 123 Downloads
How Do You Solve a Word Problem by Subtracting Polynomials?
It's not a complicated word problem, but the picture frame just gives the problem a little context. So you are trying to find the difference, which means subtraction. The instructor reviews how to distribute the negative sign to the second polynomial.
2 mins 7th - 10th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Degree in Polynomials
This clip is great! Your budding algebra experts will have no trouble understanding what the degree in a polynomial means. The degree is compared to a mountain range, the highest peak in the range usually names the entire set of mountains. This is a well constructed and very helpful way to help struggling learners understand polynomials.
2 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Factoring Quadratic Polynomials
Learn how to factor the quadratic polynomial ax(squared)+bx+c, where (a) does not equal 1. This quick algebra lesson focuses on using the "bottoms up" method to factor this polynomial. The instructor uses an interactive whiteboard to show an example.
2 mins 5th - 8th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Explore finding zeros of polynomial functions in a number of ways including using synthetic division, depressed polynomials, factoring, the Factor Theorem. and the Rational Roots Theorem. This lesson also looks at complex conjugates as zeros of a polynomial function.
9th - 11th Math 15 Views 74 Downloads
Help your pupils define a Taylor polynomial approximation to a function f of degree n about a point x = a. After completing several problems with guided practice, individuals graph convergence of Taylor polynomials and use them to approximate function values.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 10 Downloads
Who am I? Find A Polynomial From Its Roots
High schoolers generate the equation of a polynomial given its roots and the end behavior of the function. They need to apply theorems concerning the multiplicity of roots, conjugates of irrational or imaginary roots to find a polynomial. Additionally, they will use a graphing utility to determine local extrema.
9th - 12th Math 20 Views 173 Downloads