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The Quest for Roots of Higher Order Equations

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students learn how to approximate the roots of any polynomial equation of any order by first using tables, and then by tracing along the graph to the point where the curve intersects

Before the Activity

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During the Activity

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After the Activity

  • Review student results
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary