# Ch 3: Understanding Polynomial Functions

Studying this chapter will improve your understanding of polynomial functions. Get to know more about the use of quadratic form to factor polynomials and learn to comprehend basic polynomial graphs, and more.

## Understanding Polynomial Functions - Chapter Summary

This chapter contains lessons on understanding polynomial functions. Take a look at information on the definition and examples of factor theorem and remainder theorem, discover operations that can be used with polynomials in several variables, and go over the explanation of the fundamental theorem of algebra. Other lesson topics include:

• Addition, subtraction and multiplication of polynomials
• Polynomial division using long division
• Polynomial division using synthetic division
• Use of the rational zeros theorem and synthetic division to find rational zeros
• Writing polynomial equations using rational and complex zeros
• Examples of the long-run and short-run behavior of polynomials
• Basic polynomial graphs' translation
• Graphing of cubics, quintics, quartics and more

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13 Lessons in Chapter 3: Understanding Polynomial Functions
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