NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Calculating Polynomial Functions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Divide using synthetic division.

(x2 + x - 20) / (x + 5)

Question 2 2.

Write the following expression in quadratic form:

2x^6 - 2x^3 - 40

Question 3 3. Divide using long division.

Question 4 4. Add: (x2 + 5x + 2) + (x2 - 2x + 7).

Question 5 5.

Factor the following expression:

x^8 + 8x^4 + 15

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Question 6 6. The polynomial x^6 + 13x^3 + 30 is written in quadratic form as u^2 + 13u + 30. What does u equal?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a higher degree polynomial?

Question 8 8.

Factor the following expression:

x^4 - 13x^2 + 36

Question 9 9. Subtract: (x3 + x3 + 6) - (x3 - 2x + 1).

Question 10 10.

Divide using synthetic division.

(2x3 + 5x2 - 9) / (x + 1)

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Question 11 11. Multiply: (x + 1)(x + 6)

Question 12 12. Which expression CANNOT be written in quadratic form?

Question 13 13. In this polynomial, 6x^4 - 3x^3 + 3x^2 + 10x + 8, which one is the leading coefficient?

Question 14 14. Find the rational solutions to the polynomial x^3 - 2x^2 - x + 2.

Question 15 15. Divide using long division.

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Question 16 16.

Divide using synthetic division.

(x3 + 9) / (x + 2)

Question 17 17. What is the procedure for subtracting polynomials:

Question 18 18. Divide using long division.

Question 19 19.

Divide using synthetic division.

(x4 + 5x3 - 15x2 - 12x - 60) / (x - 3)

Question 20 20. Divide using long division.

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Question 21 21. What are the POSSIBLE solutions to the polynomial x^7 - 4x + 3?

Question 22 22. Divide using long division.

Question 23 23. Subtract: (x2 + 3x + 4) - (7x2 - 5x + 2)

Question 24 24.

Divide using synthetic division.

(x3 - 3x2 + 5) / (x - 1)

Question 25 25. In the polynomial, 6x^4 - 3x^3 + 3x^2 + 10x + 8, which one is the last constant term?

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Calculating Polynomial Functions Chapter Exam Instructions

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