Fundamental theorem of algebra
Fundamental theorem of algebra
Basic concepts:
 Factoring perfect square trinomials: $(a + b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2$ or $(a  b)^2 = a^2  2ab + b^2$
 Factoring trinomials
 Polynomial synthetic division
Related concepts:
 Complex numbers and complex planes
Lessons
Notes:
Fundamental Theorem of Algebra:
• Every polynomial can be factored into a product of linear factors and irreducible quadratic factors.
• A degree n polynomial has exactly n roots.

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Discuss the Possible Combinations of Roots
State the possible combinations of roots for each polynomial: