3/4/11 6-1 Polynomial Functions Objective: To Classify Polynomials Simplify Each Expression by combining Like terms Find the number of terms of Each. Find your partner and sit with them •Mo & Doria •John & Karim •Joe & Nick •Anthony &Rob •Wendy & Sarah •Kristen & Liz •Jolee & Missy •Keith & Fedele •Kyle & Justin •Dane & Rob Find your partner and sit with them Online Graphing Calculator • Zac & Sanad • Max & Chris •MaryAnn & Crismary • Paige & Harumi •Kyle & Will •Christina & Kim •Hannah & Narimann •Kinjal & Megan •Eric & Lewis Online Graphing Calculator y x 4x y x y x 2x x 4 2 3 2 2 yx y x 4 x y x 3x 3 3 2 y x 2 x x 2 y x 3x 2 3 3 yx 3 2 y x4 Now Sort the graphs Into Groups based on their shapes and Answer the following questions: 1. How are the linear graphs alike? 2. How are the quadratic graphs alike? 3. How are the remaining graphs alike? 4. Compare the number of x-intercepts of each graph and the greatest exponent found in its equation. What is the relationship? A Monomial (one term) or the sum of Monomials. The exponent of the variable gives you the degree of that term. Standard Form: highest degree to low f ( x) x 4 x 2 x 8 5 3 Degree of polynomial is the largest degree of any term Write each polynomial in standard form Then classify it by degree and # of terms 6-1 Homework Page 309 1-12 evens Page 310 34-44 evens

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# 6-1 Polynomial Functions