Ch 6: Basics of Polynomial Functions

About This Chapter

The short video lessons in this chapter make it easy for you to understand the basics of polynomial functions. Learn the terminology and mathematical operations associated with polynomial functions to prepare for an upcoming class assignment or test.

Basics of Polynomial Functions - Chapter Summary

Find out how much you know about polynomial functions with help from entertaining videos developed by top instructors. In addition to reviewing the terminology associated with these functions, learn the steps you need to take when performing various math operations. When ready, assess your understanding of this chapter by taking short quizzes and a practice chapter exam. Also, be sure to submit any questions you have about lesson topics to our experts. Upon completion of this chapter, you will have a good grasp of the following:

  • How terminology like coefficients, degrees and terms is defined
  • What steps should be taken to evaluate a polynomial in function notation
  • How intervals of polynomial functions are found
  • In what ways can cubics, quartics, quintics and beyond be graphed
  • How Pascal's triangle is defined and used with polynomials

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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