Ch 19: Real, Complex & Rational Zeros

About This Chapter

Gain greater insight into real, complex and rational zeros by reviewing the entertaining lessons in this chapter. Self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam can gauge your comprehension of the materials.

Real, Complex & Rational Zeros - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Use the lessons in this chapter to boost your knowledge of real, complex and rational zeros. Expert instructors have compiled materials and created lessons you can explore to get full comprehension of this subject area. The lessons take a close look at real zeros of polynomials, offering examples to help enhance your understanding. This chapter also explores the mathematical operations involved in finding complex and rational zeros in algebra, and helps you get a great grasp of how to use rational and complex zeros to write polynomial equations.

Some lessons are available as videos, with full transcripts displaying easy-to-identify vocabulary words. Text lessons also feature highlighted key words. Review the lessons in any sequence you desire, and revisit them as many times as you'd like until you've gotten the gist of the materials. Take the self-assessment quiz with each lesson, along with a more comprehensive chapter exam to gauge your knowledge of real, complex and rational zeros. Reviewing the lessons will help you learn:

  • The basics of real zeros of polynomials
  • How to find complex zeros of a polynomial function
  • Ways to find rational zeros using the rational zeros theorem and synthetic division
  • Steps for writing polynomial equations by using rational and complex zeros

LessonObjective
Real Zeros of Polynomials Learn the meaning and a description of real zeros of polynomials.
Finding Complex Zeros of a Polynomial Function Understand how to find complex zeros of a polynomial function.
Finding Rational Zeros Using the Rational Zeros Theorem & Synthetic Division Examine rational zeros theorem, and learn how to apply the theorem to find zeros of polynomial functions.
Using Rational & Complex Zeros to Write Polynomial Equations Study how to write a polynomial function from its given zeros, and learn how to follow steps that convert zeros into factors and then factors into polynomial functions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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