6-4 Factoring Polynomials Day 1
GCF and trinomials
Algebra 2
GCF-
Factor Theorem-
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When factoring, ALWAYS look for the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) first!
Ex 1:
A.
4x2 - 108x
C
x3-x2+x
B.
125d2 - 50
D
12 + 15x3
When factoring ax2 + bx + c = 0 and none of
Algebra 2
1-1 Sets of Numbers
Day 1
Set:
Collection of items, a group of similar components
Element:
Members (components) of a set
Subset:
Set whose elements belong to another set
Empty set: Set containing no elements
Finite set:
Set with definite number
6-1 Polynomials
Algebra 2
Monomial:
Binomial:
Trinomial:
Polynomial:
Degree of a Monomial/Polynomial
Standard Form:
Leading Coefficient
Ex 1: Identify the degree of each monomial.
z6
a2bc3
5.6
Ex 2: Rewrite each polynomial in standard form. Then identify
Introduction to Parent Functions (Algebra 2)
Directions: Graph each function and clearly indicate the units on the axis provided. When
done, use page 67 to name each parent function.
X
Y
X
Y
X
Y
2. f(x) = x2
Name: _
3. f(x) = x3
Name: _
1
4.
X
Y
X
Y
X
Y
N