Education Technology

Application of Polynomials

Updated on 06/19/2014

Activity Overview

Students use the volume formula to find cubic polynomials in order to determine the dimensions of four different-size boxes used for packaging trash bags.

Key Steps

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    Students will use the volume formula to find cubic polynomials in order to determine the dimensions of four different-size boxes used for packaging trash bags.

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    Using graphs, students will find and test zeros of polynomial equations using substitution.