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EngageNY

#### Structure in Graphs of Polynomial Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Don't allow those polynomial functions to misbehave! Understand the end behavior of a polynomial function based on the degree and leading coefficient. Learners examine the patterns of even and odd degree polynomials and apply them to...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### 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.
Activity
Houston Area Calculus Teachers

#### 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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Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 3: Polynomial Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An informative module highlights eight polynomial concepts. Learners work with polynomial functions, expressions, and equations through graphing, simplifying, and solving.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### An Introduction to Polynomial Functions

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this introduction to polynomial function worksheet, young scholars classify, state the degree, find the intercepts, and evaluate polynomial functions. Six of the problems are true/false problems and thirty-eight and free-response...
Worksheet
Mt. San Antonio Collage

#### Synthetic Division and Zeros of Polynomial Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
More than just a worksheet, this guide provides the description of many of the polynomials theorems to assist the learners. Starting with synthetic division, class members are then guided through the remainder theorem and linear factors.
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### 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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Flipped Math

#### Unit 2 Review: Polynomial Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wrap it all up in a box. Pupils review the key concepts from an Algebra 2 polynomial functions unit by working 19 problems. Problems range from using the Remainder Theorem to find remainders and finding factors; sketching graphs by...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Zeroes and Intercepts of Polynomials: Function Intercepts

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There is zero reason not to use the resource. Given a graph with a polynomial function and a linear function, scholars move the line in an interactive. To wrap up the lesson, they note how zeros and intersection points change.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Polynomials Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers factor polynomials and linear functions and apply concepts of the fundamental theorem of algebra to solve problems. They graph their solutions and analyze the graph.
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Flipped Math

#### Sketching Polynomial Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Provide a sketch of the suspect. Scholars see how to use the key aspects they know about polynomials to create a sketch of the graph. Learners factor to calculate the zeros by factoring, find the end behavior, and determine the...
Lesson Plan
CK-12 Foundation

#### 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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Flipped Math

#### Graphing Polynomial Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a look in the window. Pupils watch a presentation to discover how to graph a polynomial using a graphing calculator and using the window to find the extrema. Scholars use their knowledge from previous lessons to gain a rough idea of...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Polynomial Functions

For Students 11th
In this polynomial functions worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 8 different problems that include various polynomial functions. First, they define a polynomial function. Then, students write the polynomial part in standard form...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Discovering Different Types of Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Graph polynomials and identify the end behavior of each polynomial function. The class differentiates between linear, quadratic, and other polynomial equations.
Handout
West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### 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...
Activity
Education Development Center

#### Creating a Polynomial Function to Fit a Table

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Discover relationships between linear and nonlinear functions. Initially, a set of data seems linear, but upon further exploration, pupils realize the data can model an infinite number of functions. Scholars use multiple representations...
Assessment
Mt. San Antonio Collage

#### Quiz 2: Polynomials

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Four questions that get right to the polynomial point. High schoolers list all the attributes of a polynomial function, including finding all complex zeros. The last two questions prompt them to write a function based on the given zeros...
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EngageNY

#### Modeling Riverbeds with Polynomials (part 1)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Many things in life take the shape of a polynomial curve. Learners design a polynomial function to model a riverbed. Using different strategies, they find the flow rate through the river.
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EngageNY

#### Modeling Riverbeds with Polynomials (part 2)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Examine the power of technology while modeling with polynomial functions. Using the website wolfram alpha, learners develop a polynomial function to model the shape of a riverbed. Ultimately, they determine the flow rate through the river.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Students Multiply Polynomials

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Factor polynomial functions that have two and three terms. Using Algeblocks, your class will create models to show their understanding of these concepts.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Dividing Polynomials

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this Algebra II/college level instructional activity, students use long and synthetic division to divide polynomials and use the Factor Theorem to show that a given polynomial is a factor of a polynomial function.  The two page...
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Balanced Assessment

#### Alcohol Level

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How long does it take alcohol to leave your system? Individuals explore this question by examining a polynomial function. They draw conclusions by analyzing the key features of the given polynomial function.
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Curated OER

#### What are Signed Numbers? (Polynomials)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students define polynomial functions. For this algebra lesson, students add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials using properties of polynomial functions.