# Ch 3: Explorations in Core Math Algebra 2 Chapter 3: Polynomial Functions

Use our resources available to you in this chapter to study information about polynomial functions. Our professional and knowledgeable professors will present this material to you in an informative and engaging manner.

## Explorations in Core Math Algebra 2 Chapter 3: Polynomial Functions- Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In this chapter, you'll learn about polynomial functions and how to solve equations with polynomial functions. Our lively lessons and multiple-choice quizzes offer solid information, so, by the time you have completed this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

• Distinguish the difference between polynomials, binomials and quadratics
• How to graph polynomial functions
• Understand what Pascal's triangle is
• Learn about the theorems involved with polynomial functions

LessonObjective
What are Polynomials, Binomials, and Quadratics? Compare and contrast polynomials, binomials and quadratics.
How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Polynomials Understand how to apply basic math to polynomials.
Special Product: Definition & Formula Learn about what a binomial is and how to multiply them.
Pascal's Triangle: Definition and Use with Polynomials Review what Pascal's Triangle is.
How to Use the Binomial Theorem to Expand a Binomial Apply knowledge of the binomial theorem to binomials.
Remainder Theorem & Factor Theorem: Definition & Examples Take a look at the remainder and factor theorem.
Dividing Polynomials with Long and Synthetic Division: Practice Problems Analyze different division problems involving polynomials.
Factoring Polynomial Expressions See how to properly factor polynomials.
Graphing Factorable Polynomial Functions Explore polynomial functions and how to graph them.
Finding Rational Zeros Using the Rational Zeros Theorem & Synthetic Division Discover the rational zero theorem.
Fundamental Theorem of Algebra: Explanation and Example Apply the fundamental theorem in solving polynomial functions.
How Values Affect the Behavior of Polynomial Functions Determine the characteristics of even and odd functions.
Basic Transformations of Polynomial Graphs Understand how transformations of graphs affect polynomial graphs.
Modeling with Polynomial Functions Find out how to write polynomial function for sets of points.

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