# Ch 16: Advanced Polynomial Functions: Precalculus Lesson Plans

The Advanced Polynomial Functions: Precalculus chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about the higher degree polynomials and related mathematical theorems in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Advanced Polynomial Functions: Precalculus chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday How to solve advanced polynomials Degree 3 and higher polynomials, rational roots theorem, multiplying polynomials, subtracting polynomials, and adding polynomials
Tuesday Quadratic form Standard form, changing form, factoring, quadratic form, and au^2 + bu + c
Wednesday Dividing polynomials: Part I Quotient, dividend, polynomial long division, synthetic division, coefficient, and leading coefficient
Thursday Dividing polynomials: Part II Division procedure, remainder theorem, factor theorem, and when to use synthetic division vs. long division
Friday Other theorems Irrational zero, rational zero, f(x) = 0, rational zeros theorem, fundamental theorem of algebra, repeated solutions, complex solutions, and conjugate pairs

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