The student will be able to find the roots of polynomials using synthetic division and the fundamental theorem of algebra.

Use the sliders to change the values of *a*, *b*, *c* and *d* in the cubed function.

Try positive and negative values and see how the graph changes.

**edc.org:** An edc website with practice problems, hints and solutions pertaining to the Remainder and Factor Theorems and polynomial division. edc.org**Interactive Math:** A website containing notes on finding the roots of a polynomial. Interactive Math

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