# Using X-Intercepts to Graph Polynomial Functions

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question 1 of 3

### Which of the following is an example of a polynomial?

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### 2. Based on the leading term of the function y = x3 - 9x, what do you know about the shape of its graph?

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The use of x-intercepts for graphing polynomial functions is the subject of this quiz and worksheet combination. Inside, you can find questions on examples of polynomials, along with polynomial functions that correspond to a given graph.

## Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Expect to find the topics mentioned below in the questions of this quiz:

• Picking out an example of a polynomial from a provided list
• Choosing the correct x-intercepts of a given polynomial
• The shape of a graph, given a leading term
• What happens at a given point

## Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - use what you have learned to solve practice problems involving given polynomials
• Information recall - remember what you have learned about x-intercepts