Application of Polynomials
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.
This lesson involves generating equations of best fit for an ellipse.
Exploring Polynomials: Factors, Roots, and Zeros
Investigate graphical and algebraic representations of a polynomial function and its linear factors.
Discover how the coefficients of a given trinomial affect the factors.
Investigate the sets of finite differences for linear and quadratic functions.
Sums and Difference of Cubes
Factor expressions that are either the sum of cubes or the difference of cubes.
Watch Your P' and Q's
Students use the Rational Zero Theorem to find all rational zeros of a polynomial.