Lessons 1–2Self Assessment 1

For each statement, rate your understanding according to the continuum, and then provide evidence for your rating.

I understand and can do it accurately. I understand most of the time, but I’m still working on it. I don’t understand this yet.
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identify a cubic function from the rate of change.

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describe the features of .

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graph cubic functions in the form:

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describe the similarities and differences between cubic functions and quadratic functions.

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Lessons 3–5Self Assessment 2

For each statement, rate your understanding according to the continuum, and then provide evidence for your rating.

I understand and can do it accurately. I understand most of the time, but I’m still working on it. I don’t understand this yet.
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add polynomials both algebraically and graphically.

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subtract polynomials both algebraically and graphically.

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multiply polynomials using the distributive property.

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use Pascal’s Triangle to raise a binomial to a power.

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divide polynomials using long division.

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write two equivalent polynomial multiplication statements for each division statement.

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know that if a polynomial is divided by , the remainder is . If there is not a remainder, is a factor. (The Polynomial Remainder Theorem)

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Lessons 6–9Self Assessment 3

For each statement, rate your understanding according to the continuum, and then provide evidence for your rating.

I understand and can do it accurately. I understand most of the time, but I’m still working on it. I don’t understand this yet.
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use the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra to determine how many roots a polynomial has.

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explain why polynomials are closed under addition, subtraction, and multiplication, but not closed under division.

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write a polynomial in factored form, given the roots of the polynomial.

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find the other roots of a polynomial given a factor or root.

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describe pairs of irrational or imaginary roots of polynomials.

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determine the end behavior of a polynomial of a given degree.

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use proper notation to write the end behavior of a polynomial.

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graph a polynomial given a defining set of information about roots and degree.

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determine if a function is even or odd.

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write the equation of a polynomial in standard or factored form, given a defining set of information.

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