Two Preludes to the Factor Theorem.pdf - Section 1: Discussion: The Factor Theorem

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The Factor Theorem & Synthetic Substitution

Unit 3: Cubic Functions
Lesson 8 of 13

Objective: SWBAT explain the factor theorem and how it applies to cubic functions. SWBAT use synthetic substitution to quickly evaluate a function.

Big Idea: Synthetic substitution is an excellent tool that can be used strategically to help factor polynomials and identify zeros.

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Math, Polynomial Roots, factor theorem, factoring polynomial expressions, roots (Algebra), Algebra 2, master teacher project, cubic functions, Algebra 2, function
  45 minutes
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