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Roller Coaster Polynomials

# Roller Coaster Polynomials

Unit 2: Polynomial Functions and Equations

Lesson 13 of 15

Lesson 13 of 15

## Objective: SWBAT demonstrate their knowledge of polynomials functions in a real world context.

## Big Idea: Working in teams, students use their polynomial knowledge to analyze and describe various roller coasters.

Standards:

Subject(s):

Math, degree of a polynomial, roots (Algebra), end behavior (polynomials), polynomial functions, Precalculus and Calculus, Decreasing function, increasing function, intercepts, Algebra 2, PreCalculus, zeros of functions, graphing polynomials, extrema

*41 minutes*

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#### Homework

*1 min*

Students should finish their test reviews for homework tonight. Tomorrow in class students will have some time to complete their Roller Coaster Polynomials assessment and then we will spend the rest of the class period reviewing for the test.

#### Resources

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- UNIT 1: Basic Functions and Equations
- UNIT 2: Polynomial Functions and Equations
- UNIT 3: Rational Functions and Equations
- UNIT 4: Exponential Functions and Equations
- UNIT 5: Logarithmic Functions and Equations
- UNIT 6: Conic Sections
- UNIT 7: Rotations and Cyclical Functions
- UNIT 8: Cyclical Patterns and Periodic Functions
- UNIT 9: Trigonometric Equations
- UNIT 10: Matrices
- UNIT 11: Review
- UNIT 12: Fundamentals of Trigonometry

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- LESSON 1: Puzzling Polynomials and Quizzical Quadratics
- LESSON 2: Building Connections: Building Polynomials (Day 1 of 2)
- LESSON 3: Building Connections: Building Polynomials (Day 2 of 2)
- LESSON 4: Detailed Descriptions of our Puzzling Polynomials
- LESSON 5: Got zeros? Polynomials do! Multiplicity of Zeros (Day 1 of 3)
- LESSON 6: Got zeros? Polynomials do! Multiplicity of Zeros (Day 2 of 3)
- LESSON 7: Got zeros? Polynomials do! Multiplicity of Zeros (Day 3 of 3)
- LESSON 8: Long, Synthetic, and Square! Oh my! Polynomial Division
- LESSON 9: Rational Roots and Remainders: Important Theorems of Polynomials
- LESSON 10: Polynomials with Complexes… Complex Zeros that is!
- LESSON 11: Putting the Pieces of Polynomials Together (Day 1 of 2)
- LESSON 12: Putting the Pieces of Polynomials Together (Day 2 of 2)
- LESSON 13: Roller Coaster Polynomials
- LESSON 14: Test Review
- LESSON 15: Polynomials Unit Test

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