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Zeros of Polynomials

Published on 12/14/2012

Activity Overview

Students graph polynomials to determine the value and number of zeros for a given polynomial.

Key Steps

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    Students will graph different degree polynomial equations to determine the value and number of zeros for a given equation. They will use the Intersection Points tool and the Coordinates and Equations tool to find and display the zeros.

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    They are to make a conjecture about the number of zeros and the degree of the polynomial and answer several questions related to the conjecture.