Lesson 10 Puzzling Over Polynomials Practice Understanding

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Divide out all of the common factors. (Assume no denominator equals .)

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Why is it important that the instructions say to assume that no denominator equals ?

Set

Some information has been given for each polynomial. Complete the missing information.

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Function:

Function in factored form:

End behavior:

As , .

As , .

Roots (with multiplicity):

Degree:

Value of leading coefficient:

Graph:

a blank 17 by 17 grid

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Function in standard form:

Function in factored form:

End behavior:

As , .

As , .

Roots (with multiplicity):

Degree:

Value of leading coefficient:

Graph:

a blank 17 by 17 grid

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Function in standard form:

Function in factored form:

End behavior:

As , .

As , .

Roots (with multiplicity):

Degree:

Value of :

Graph:

a blank 17 by 17 grid

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Graph:

a curved line with a even end behavior graphed on a coordinate plane with points at (-2,0), (0,0), (1,0), and (2,0) x–5–5–5555y–5–5–5555000

Function in standard form:

Function in factored form:

End behavior:

As , .

As , .

Roots (with multiplicity):

Degree:

-intercept:

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Graph:

a negative cubic function graphed on a coordinate plane with points at (0,0), (1,-8), and (3,0) x–5–5–5555y–10–10–10–5–5–5555000

Function in standard form:

Function in factored form:

End behavior:

As , .

As , .

Roots (with multiplicity):

Degree:

Value of leading coefficient:

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Function in standard form:

Function in factored form:

End behavior:

As , .

As , .

Roots (with multiplicity):

Degree:

-intercept:

Graph:

a blank 17 by 17 grid

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Finish the graph if it is an even function.

a curved line on graphed in the top left of a coordinate plane representing the left half of an even function x–5–5–5555y–5–5–5555000

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Finish the graph if it is an odd function.

a curved line on graphed in the top left of a coordinate plane representing the left half of an odd function x–4–4–4–2–2–2222444y–6–6–6–4–4–4–2–2–2222444666000

Go

Write the polynomial function in standard form given the leading coefficient and the roots of the function.

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  • Leading coefficient:

  • Roots: , ,

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  • Leading coefficient:

  • Roots: , ,

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  • Leading coefficient:

  • Roots: ,

Fill in the blanks to make a true statement.

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If , then a factor of must be .

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The rate of change in a linear function is always a .

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The rate of change of a quadratic function is .

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The rate of change of a cubic function is .

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The rate of change of a polynomial function of degree can be described by a function of degree .