This worksheet is made up of a collection of graphs of polynomial and rational functions, challenging students to observe key features and come up with an equation for each. solutions

Feb 082013

"If others would but reflect on mathematical truths as deeply and as continuously as I have, they would make my discoveries." – Carl Friedrich Gauss

Feb 082013

Jan 262013

A PowerPoint presentation on Solving Polynomial Equations by Factoring. (Use PowerPoint's pen tool on an interactive white board to solve the problems on the screen.)

Jan 262013

Here is a PowerPoint I use when introducing end-behavior of polynomial functions. For each slide everyone raises arms or lowers arms to indicate the end-behavior of the polynomial. The left arm indicates what happens to as and the right arm indicates what happens to as . So, for example, for you would put both arms up, while [...]