## Answer Key - polynomial cards.docx - Section 2: Pieces of Polys Project: Part 3 and Reflection

*Answer Key - polynomial cards.docx*

Putting the Pieces of Polynomials Together (Day 2 of 2)

# Putting the Pieces of Polynomials Together (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 2: Polynomial Functions and Equations

Lesson 12 of 15

Lesson 12 of 15

## Objective: SWBAT find a polynomial function given its roots and end behaviors, sketch the graph of a polynomial and identify key features of these graphs, and factor a polynomial equation to find the zeros and its graph.

## Big Idea: Today’s project has students work in teams to factor a polynomial by hand and use this information to find the graph of the function.

Standards:

Subject(s):

Math, roots (Algebra), end behavior (polynomials), Polynomial Roots, Precalculus and Calculus, polynomial functions, Algebra 2, PreCalculus, zeros of functions, graphing polynomials, factored form, standard form

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#### Homework

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Students should continue to work on the Unit 2 Test Review that was handed out yesterday for homework. They will also have tomorrow night to complete the practice problems on the review.

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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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