Ch 16: Higher-Degree Polynomial Functions in Trigonometry: Tutoring Solution

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The Higher-Degree Polynomial Functions chapter of this High School Trigonometry Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about higher-degree polynomials. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the steps for factoring and solving higher-degree polynomials covered in a typical high school trigonometry course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other high school trigonometry work.
  • Identify the higher-degree polynomial functions concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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This chapter of our High School Trigonometry Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about higher-degree polynomial functions and earn better grades. This resource can help students, including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the quadratic form, the remainder and factor theorems, the rational zeros theorem, the fundamental theorem of algebra or any other higher-degree polynomial functions topic
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Learning objectives

  • Identify higher-degree polynomials.
  • Factor and perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division operations with polynomials.
  • Use long and synthetic division techniques to divide polynomials, and complete practice problems.
  • Use the factor, remainder and rational zeroes theorems.
  • Explain the fundamental theorem of algebra.

9 Lessons in Chapter 16: Higher-Degree Polynomial Functions in Trigonometry: Tutoring Solution
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How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Polynomials

1. How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Polynomials

Adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials are, basically, the same as adding, subtracting and multiplying numbers. They only difference is that we have a pesky variable to worry about, but this video will show you that's no problem, so no worries! This method has worked for many of my students, and I think it will work for you, too!

Factoring Polynomials Using Quadratic Form: Steps, Rules & Examples

2. Factoring Polynomials Using Quadratic Form: Steps, Rules & Examples

Factoring a polynomial of degree 4 or higher can be a difficult task. However, some polynomials of higher degree can be written in quadratic form, and the techniques used to factor quadratic functions can be utilized.

How to Divide Polynomials with Long Division

3. How to Divide Polynomials with Long Division

Arithmetic long division and polynomial long division are very similar. Yes, it's a long process, but once you have the rhythm you will get every problem correct!

How to Use Synthetic Division to Divide Polynomials

4. How to Use Synthetic Division to Divide Polynomials

Synthetic division is a 'short-cut' way of dividing a polynomial by a monomial. You still need to know long division, sorry, but this method is way fun when you're dividing by a monomial!

Remainder Theorem & Factor Theorem: Definition & Examples

5. Remainder Theorem & Factor Theorem: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn about the remainder theorem and the factor theorem. You will also learn how to use these theorems to find remainders and factors of polynomials.

Dividing Polynomials with Long and Synthetic Division: Practice Problems

6. Dividing Polynomials with Long and Synthetic Division: Practice Problems

Let's look at some more polynomial division problems. We will use long division and synthetic division, but this time we will have a couple of more involved problems. So, get out some paper and a pencil and let's begin!

Finding Rational Zeros Using the Rational Zeros Theorem & Synthetic Division

7. Finding Rational Zeros Using the Rational Zeros Theorem & Synthetic Division

After completing this lesson, you will know what the rational zeros theorem says. You will also know how to apply this theorem to find zeros of polynomial functions.

Fundamental Theorem of Algebra: Explanation and Example

8. Fundamental Theorem of Algebra: Explanation and Example

In this lesson, you will learn what the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra says. You will also learn how to apply this theorem in determining solutions of polynomial functions.

Remainder Theorem: Definition & Examples

9. Remainder Theorem: Definition & Examples

This lesson will examine the remainder theorem and how to use it to evaluate a function. It will additionally show how the remainder theorem can be used to find the zero(s) of a function.

Chapter Practice Exam
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