# Long, Synthetic, and Square! Oh my! Polynomial Division

Unit 2: Polynomial Functions and Equations
Lesson 8 of 15

## Big Idea: This teacher-led lesson demonstrates various forms of polynomial division: long division, synthetic division, and polynomial division using generic squares.

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Subject(s):
Math, polynomial functions, Precalculus and Calculus, Algebra 2, PreCalculus, polynomial division, synthetic division, Long Division
41 minutes

### Tiffany Dawdy

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