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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...
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High School Balanced Packet 2 Assessment Tasks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Good assessments can be hard to find and difficult to formulate. Designed as a collection of mathematics assessment tasks, the 20 resources in this packet can also be used as lesson openers, a review, or extra practice. The open-ended...
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EngageNY Algebra II Module 1: Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 42 lessons in the Algebra II Module 1 collection enable students to connect polynomial arithmetic to computations with whole numbers and integers. Application and modeling problems include both real world and purely mathematical...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 3: Rational and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
In Module 3, precalculus students review the fundamental theorem of algebra, and then find roots of polynomials and roots of unity using polynomial identities, the binomial theorem, and Pascal’s Triangle. As part of their study of...
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Understand the Relationship Between Zeros and Factors of Polynomials: Common Core High School Algebra

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In order to graph a polynomial, students need to find the factors. This resource starts with the Remainder Theorem and then examines the factors in relationship to the graph. Resources also look at multiplicities and finishes with...
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High School Math Handouts

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A collection of different resources can augment any math curriculum. Sheets can be printed, posted on the wall, or emailed to students for use in the classroom.
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Graphing Polynomials of Higher Degree

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using Wolframalpha graphing capabilites, algebra learners graph polynomials with degrees of three and larger. They identify the roots and graph each polynomial, predict zeros and shapes of graphs, and validate their understanding through...
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Using Derivatives to Graph Polynomials

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
You can learn to graph as well as a calculator using calculus. The lesson introduces using derivatives to find critical points needed to graph polynomials. Pupils learn to find local maximums and minimums and intervals of increase and...
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Polynomial Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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End Behaviors of Polynomial Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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.
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Graphing Polynomials

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students graph polynomial equations using different methods. In this algebra lesson, students identify the different ways the x and y values relate in a graph. They solve for x by finding the zero's of the polynomials.
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Graphing Polynomial Functions

For Students 11th
In this algebra worksheet, 11th graders graph polynomial functions using quadratics and other exponential functions. They identify the vertex and other properties of a parabola. There are 8 problems with an answer key.
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Graphing Factored Polynomials

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians graph polynomials using the factored form. As they apply all positive leading coefficients, pupils demonstrate the relationship between the factors and the zeros of the graph.
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Finding and Defining Parts of a Polynomial Function Graph

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
So many things to remember when graphing polynomials and this guide gives a helping hand to do so. The packet goes through examples and explains things like critical values, end behavior, and multiplicities. There are image links and...
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Building Curves

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore operations on polynomials through graphing on the TI-Nspire. Learners investigate addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of polynomials through graphing. They graph polynomials and identify key concepts.      
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Graphing Functions Worksheets

For Students 9th - 11th
Get out the graph paper; it's time to graph functions! Upper graders solve and graph 10 different problems that include graphing polynomial functions, finding the bounds for x and y that display the basic characteristic of the graph of...
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7-2 Skills Practice Graphing Polynomial Functions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this polynomial function activity, students create a table of functions and graph the data. They identify the relative maxima and minima of each function. This one-page activity contains six multi-step problems.
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Polynomial Graphing

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Your AP Calculus learners probably have their ID numbers memorized, but have they tried graphing them? Pique your pupils' interest by asking each to create a unique polynomial function based on their ID numbers, and then analyze the...
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Math Worksheet: Graph Polynomial (2)

For Students 11th - 12th
In this algebra worksheet, students factor polynomials to find f(x). There are 3 questions on this worksheet.
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Building Curves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This activity looks at polynomial operations from a grahing perspective. Using the basic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division on polynomials, learners investigate graphs. In addition, regression modeling is...
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Polynomial Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this Pre-Calculus/Calculus worksheet, students graph polynomial functions, identifying the x- and y-intercepts as well as end behavior.  The two page worksheet contains sixty problems.  Answers are included. 
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Who am I? Find A Polynomial From Its Roots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Interesting Polynomial Coefficient Problem

For Students 10th - 12th
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...
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Quadratic Formula

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mathematicians determine the solutions of a quadratic function by looking at a graph. They use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic functions on their Ti-Nspire.

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