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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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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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Dancing Polynomials/Graph Me Baby

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sing a song of ... polynomials. Scholars investigate the relationship between the leading term in a polynomial function and the graph of the function. They perform a song and dance to show the end behavior.
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Awesometh Degree of a Function

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Build up a polynomial. Learners use printed cards to create polynomials. Using a graphing utility, pupils make comparisons between the polynomials they built. To further cement the concept, they build upon their algebraic vocabulary as...
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Module 4: Polynomial Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Bridge the gap between graphical and algebraic representations. Learners complete six lessons that begin by pointing out connections between the key features of a polynomial graph and its algebraic function. Later, pupils use the...
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The Remainder Theorem

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Time to put it all together! Building on the concepts learned in the previous lessons in this series, learners apply the Remainder Theorem to finding zeros of a polynomial function. They graph from a function and write a function from...
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Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It all starts with arithmetic. An educational resource provides four items to use in summative assessments. The items reflect the basic skill level required by the standards in the domain and are designed to have pupils reason abstractly...
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Iterating the Function and Complex Numbers

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students identify the end behavior of polynomial graphs. In this algebra lesson, students factor and solve quadratic and complex equations. They factor out negative roots and identify the real and imaginary parts of an equation.
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Polynomial End Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Those involved in the fun of algebra will love exploring this lesson on polynomial graphs. They investigate the end behavior and the maximum number of turns on a graph of a polynomial. The relationship between the leading coefficient and...
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Where are the Polynomials?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students define parent functions of various polynomial graphs. In this algebra lesson, students answer the questions: What are polynomials and where are they found. They find the regression equation for a polynomial function.
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Introduction to Polynomials I: the Basics of Behavior

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore polynomials graphs and their end behavior. In this algebra lesson, 11th graders collect data  and analyze it through graphing. They use a TI to graph and use transformation to observe the movement of the graphs.
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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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Saxon Math: Algebra 2 (Section 11)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As we approach the end of the Saxon math sections, the 11th of 12 units begins the process of summarizing and combining material from the previous lessons. The relationships between functions and their transformations are investigated,...
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Saxon Math: Algebra 2 (Section 12)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This final section of 12 Saxon Math units for algebra 2 wraps up the series with a strong showing of function summaries, trigonometric applications, and statistical analysis. Labs emphasize guided discovery learning of regression...
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Vertical and Horizontal Shifts

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars differentiate polynomial graphs based on their vertical and horizontal shifts. In this algebra lesson, students explain what happens during a vertical and horizontal shift. They examine their equation written in vertex...
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Looking at Polynomials as Dynamic Mathematical Objects

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners explore graphs of polynomials.  In this Pre-calculus/Calculus lesson, students investigate the problem of constructing the expression for a polynomial curve based on the dynamic properties of the curve.  TI-Interactive is...
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Bounce Wiggle Cross

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does the graph intersect? Learners investigate the x-intercepts of polynomial functions. They first determine the relationship between the interaction of the graph, then figure out the power of the factor.
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Interactive Calculus Tool

For Students 9th - 12th
It's almost like a graphing calculator, but it's completely free. An interactive allows users to graph a polynomial function on a coordinate plane. Additionally, the program can draw tangent lines, draw derivative curves, and calculate...
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How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation with No Solution?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
There are many ways to solve a quadratic equation. Let's check out how to solve a quadratic equation by graphing. But first, let's find the axis of symmetry and the vertex before making a table of values. Write the values as ordered...
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How Do You Find the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Trying to find the vertex of a quadratic equation? Remember that the vertex is the minimum or maximum point of the quadratic equation and can be identified on a graph of the equation. First use the axis of symmetry formula to find the...
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Polynomials

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the graphs of polynomial functions.  In this Algebra II lesson, 11th graders investigate the graphs of first through fourth degree equations as they identify x and y intercepts, points of inflection, and points...
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Polynomial Worksheet

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students simplify the 15 functions. They also use a graphing calculator to graph each of them. They need to factor before finding the solutions.
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Math Honors 2: Semester 1 Review

For Students 10th - 12th
In this instructional activity, learners review topics from Algebra 2. Topics include synthetic division, rational algebraic expressions, quadratic functions, imaginary number, composite functions, and inverse of a function. The...
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Functions in Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners graph polynomials functions and analyze the end behavior. In this algebra lesson, student differentiate between the different polynomials based on the exponents. They use a TI to help with the graphing.

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