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Lesson 3-2: Roots of Polynomials


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Objective:

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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