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Sketching Polynomial Functions

Unit 6: Quadratic Functions
Lesson 17 of 21

Big Idea: Both the leading coefficient test and the roots can give students a fairly accurate idea for the shape of a polynomial function.

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Math, Algebra, Polynomial Roots, polynomial functions, Graphing (Algebra), Quadratic Equations, leading coefficient, zeros, Sketch, cubic functions
40 minutes

James Bialasik

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