# Ch 15: Polynomial Functions: Precalculus Lesson Plans

The Polynomial Functions: Precalculus chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the formulas for calculating and graphing out the points of polynomials in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Polynomial Functions: Precalculus chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Polynominal terminology and notation Polynomial functions, coefficients, leading term, degree, term, lead coefficient, function notation, and polynomial examples
Tuesday Basic polynomial graphs First-degree polynomial, using zero, factored form, multiplicities, sign-on intervals, and large-scale behavior
Wednesday Intervals and behavior Long run and short run behavior, known roots, positive and negative intervals, and calculable roots
Thursday Advanced graphing Local minimums and maximums, cubics, quintics, quartics, and the Cartesian plane
Friday Pascal's triangle and the binomial theorem Pyramid of binomial coefficients, coefficients of the expansion, symmetry, variable, expand, and the binomial theorem formula

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: Polynomial Functions: Precalculus Lesson Plans
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Chapter Practice Exam
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