Functions and Roots
In this function worksheet, students factor polynomials, or use the FOIL method, to simplify polynomials and determine the roots. This three-page worksheet contains ten problems. Explanations and examples are provided.
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Making Money and Spreading the Flu!
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Graphing Cubic, Square Root, and Cube Root Functions
Is there a relationship between powers and roots? Here is a lesson that asks individuals to examine the graphical relationship. Pupils create a table of values and then graph a square root and quadratic equation. They repeat the process...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
The Quest for Roots of Higher Order Equations
Young mathematicians explore the concept of solutions to higher order equations as they find roots of polynomials of degree three or higher. They also use the zero function on the Ti-83 to locate zeros of polynomials on a graph.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed