Polynomials

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New Topic: Polynomials

By the end of this topic you will be able to:
• Factorise a cubic polynomial expression with unitary x3 coefficient
• Solve cubic polynomial equations with unitary x3 coefficient
• Factorise a cubic or quartic polynomial expression where the term of highest degree has a non-unitary coefficient
• Solve a cubic or quartic polynomial equation, where the term of highest degree has a non-unitary coefficient
• Find the coordinates of the point(s) of intersection of a straight line and a curve or of two curves

Homework: Polynomials Set1 (Q1-6 only)

Due: Thursday 17th September

Please check the solutions below and attempt the equivalent questions from the Set 2 sheet to those you struggled with first time.  These should be handed in with your next homework or earlier. Please see me for help if necessary.

Polynomials Set 1 Solutions

Polynomials Set2

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Polynomials

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New Topic: Polynomials, MiA Unit 2 Ch1.1

By the end of this topic you will be able to:
• use the Remainder Theorem to find remainder when dividing by x – h
• determine the roots of a polynomial equation
• use the Factor Theorem to determine the factors of a polynomial
f(x) = (2x – 1)(3x + 2)(2x – 5)

Homework: Polynomials Set1

 

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Polynomials

New Topic: Polynomials, MiA Unit 2 Ch1.1

By the end of this topic you will be able to:
• use the Remainder Theorem to find remainder when dividing by x – h  
• determine the roots of a polynomial equation  
• use the Factor Theorem to determine the factors of a polynomial
f(x) = (2x – 1)(3x + 2)(2x – 5)

Homework: Polynomials Set1

Polynomials

New Topic: Polynomials, MiA Unit 2 Ch1.1

By the end of this topic you will be able to:
• use the Remainder Theorem to find remainder when dividing by x – h  
• determine the roots of a polynomial equation  
• use the Factor Theorem to determine the factors of a polynomial
f(x) = (2x – 1)(3x + 2)(2x – 5)

Algebraic Long Division

Quite a nice explanation of algebraic long division.

If you can’t see the video playing above here is the YouTube page:

“Polynomial Division”