This topic focuses on factoring polynomials and the advantages of factored form of a polynomial to both solve equations and sketch graphs of polynomial functions. Students solve problems involving real world situations and develop fluency with creating equations and functions given a verbal description, visual representation or graph. This topic concludes with a discussion of polynomial division with remainder, further strengthening the connection between the remainder, the factors and zeros of a polynomial equation, and graphs of polynomial functions.
Algebra II Module 1, Topic B, Overview
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Common Core Learning Standards
|N.Q .2||Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.|
|A.SSE.2||Use the structure of an expression to identify ways to rewrite it. For example, see x4 – y4 as (x2)...|
|A.APR.2||Know and apply the Remainder Theorem: For a polynomial p(x) and a number a, the remainder on...|