Analyzing Graphs of Polynomial Functions


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What is a high point on the graph called?

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1. Even functions are symmetrical with respect to _____?

2. What is the end behavior of the following polynomial function?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet offers an assessment of your knowledge about graphs representing polynomial functions. You'll review different parts of these types of graphs and see if you can draw information from them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The focus of this quiz and worksheet is to test what you know about:

  • The term for the high point of a polynomial function graph
  • What even functions are symmetrical to
  • Determining the end behavior of polynomial functions
  • Finding the real zeros of the polynomial function

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the parts of a polynomial function graph to answer a question about it
  • Information recall - see if you remember how to find the real zeros of a polynomial function
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and are able to correctly interpret information about how to identify the extrema of the polynomial function

Additional Learning

You can study more about this topic in the provided lesson, Analyzing Graphs of Polynomial Functions. This lesson offers a closer look at:

  • Defining polynomial functions
  • Characteristics of a graphed polynomial function
  • Another name for the zeros of a function
  • What end behavior means
  • An example to show how to plot a polynomial function