6-4 Factoring Polynomials Day 1
GCF and trinomials
When factoring, ALWAYS look for the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) first!
4x2 - 108x
125d2 - 50
12 + 15x3
When factoring ax2 + bx + c = 0 and none of
1-1 Sets of Numbers
Collection of items, a group of similar components
Members (components) of a set
Set whose elements belong to another set
Empty set: Set containing no elements
Set with definite number
Degree of a Monomial/Polynomial
Ex 1: Identify the degree of each monomial.
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.
2. f(x) = x2
3. f(x) = x3