• Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

    At the end of the unit students will be able to:

    • multiply and divide monomials
    • use expressions written in scientific notation
    • add and subtract polynomials, multiply polynomials
    • divide polynomials using long division
    • divide polynomials using synthetic division
    • factor polynomials
    • simplify polynomial quotients by factoring
    • solve equations using the Rational Root Theorem
    • use the Conjugate Root Theorem
    • understand Descartes’ Rule of Signs and how it helps find potential real solutions
    • use the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra to solve polynomial equations with complex solutions