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Get Started Now- Intro Lesson13:09
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A polynomial function is a function in the form:

$\bullet$leading coefficient: "${a_n}$", the coefficient of the highest power of x

$\bullet$constant term: "${a_0}$", the term without $x$

$\bullet$degree of the polynomial function: $n$, the highest power of $x$

- IntroductionIntroduction to Polynomial Functions

$\cdot$ What is a polynomial function?

$\cdot$ Exercise:

State the*degree, leading coefficient*and*constant term*for the following polynomial functions:

1) $f(x) = 9x^{5}+7x^{4}-2x^{3}-12x^{2}+x-10$

2) $p(x) = -23x^{18}+37x^{15}-11x^{58}+6$ - 1.
**Recognizing a Polynomial Function**Which of the following are not polynomial functions? Explain.

a)$f(x) = 5x^{2}+4x-3x^{-1}+2$b)$f(x) = -x^{3}+6x^{\frac{1}{2}}$c)$f(x) = (\sqrt x + 3)(\sqrt x - 3)$d)$f(x) = x^{5}+\pi x-\sqrt7 x^{2}+\frac{3}{11}$ - 2.
**Classifying Polynomial Functions by Number of Terms**

Write a polynomial satisfying the given conditions:

i) monomial and cubic

ii) binomial and linear

iii) trinomial and quartic

9.

Polynomials

9.1

Characteristics of polynomials

9.2

Adding and subtracting polynomials

9.3

Multiplying polynomial by polynomial

9.4

Polynomial long division

9.5

Polynomial synthetic division

9.6

Remainder theorem

9.7

Rational zeroes theorem

9.8

Characteristics of polynomial graphs

9.9

Repeated factors (Multiplicities) in polynomials

9.10

Imaginary zeros of polynomials

9.11

Determining the equation of a polynomial function

9.12

Pascal's triangle

9.13

Binomial theorem

9.14

What is a polynomial function?

9.15

Applications of polynomial functions

9.16

Solving polynomial inequalities

9.17

Fundamental theorem of algebra

9.18

Descartes’ rule of signs