## Notes - Roots of Polynomial Functions.pptx - Section 2: Explore

Notes - Roots of Polynomial Functions.pptx

# Roots of Polynomial Functions - Day 1 of 2

Unit 2: Polynomial and Rational Functions
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## Big Idea: Factoring and dividing polynomials is analogous to factoring and dividing numbers - use that to your advantage!

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Math, polynomial functions, Precalculus and Calculus, factoring polynomial expressions, graphing calculator, zeros of a function, polynomial division, synthetic division
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### Tim Marley

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