Week 3 DQ 7 - of our times has come from using polynomial...

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Polynomials have been in use since 2000 BC by the Babylonians through the years up to present times. Polynomials have been used to figure out quadratics in radicals, geometrical construction, mathematicians to reduce terms, solve cubics geometrically intersecting parabolas, roots of a quadratic. Newton used polynomials to figure things such as gravity and other items that are still in use today for science, space explorations. Polynomials are not only used in science but also in real everyday life. We can add sum of terms, find degrees of polynomials and use these to study population growth. Much of the technological advancement
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Unformatted text preview: of our times has come from using polynomial equations. The order of operations for complicated calculations is as follows: 1) Perform operations within parentheses. 2) Multiply and divide, whichever comes first, from left to right. 3) Add and subtract, whichever comes first, from left to right. Example: 1 + 20 (6 + 2) 2 = 1 + 20 8 2 = 1 + 160 2 = 1 + 80 = 81. Students, Solve: 180 * 5 (3 + 5 4) 180 * 5 (3 + 5 4) = 180 * 5 (8 - 4) = 180 * 5 (4) = 180 * 20 = 3600...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course MATH 116 taught by Professor Mcmillian during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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