**Unit 2: Polynomial Functions**

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**Class 12: 2/21/17**

3.0 Algebra Toolbox

- How do you find the product of two binomials? (FOIL)
- How do you factor an algebraic expression?

3.1 Quadratic Functions; Parabolas

- What does a quadratic function look like?
- What does the graph of a quadratic function look like?
- How can you tell whether the graph of a quadratic function opens up or down?
- How do you find the vertex of the graph of a quadratic function?

*Homework:* Page 167 #17, 21, 23, 27, 29; Pages 177-180 #5, 21, 29, 43, 51, 53, 57, 67

**Class 13: 2/23/17**

3.2 Solving Quadratic Equations

- How do you solve quadratic equations using factoring?
- How do you solve quadratic equations using the root method?
- How do you solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula?
- How do you solve quadratic equations using technology?

*Homework:* Pages 193-197 #1, 7, 29, 31, 39, 49, 63, 65, 69, 83

**Class 14: 2/28/17**

3.4 Quadratic and Power Models

- How do you model data using quadratic functions?
- How do you model data using power functions?

*Homework:* Pages 225-230 #27, 31, 47

**Class 15: 3/2/17**

6.1 Higher-Degree Polynomial Functions

- What does a cubic function look like? What does its graph look like?
- What does a quartic function look like? What does its graph look like?
- How do you find minimum or maximum points on the graph of a polynomial function?

*Homework:* Pages 435-439 #5, 7, 9, 17, 33, 39, 47, 49

**Class 16: 3/7/17**

6.2 Modeling with Cubic and Quartic Functions

- How do you model data using cubic or quartic functions?

*Homework:* Pages 449-454 #19, 37

**Class 17: 3/9/17**

6.3 Solution of Polynomial Equations

- How do you solve a polynomial equation using factoring?
- How do you solve a polynomial equation using the root method?
- How do you solve a polynomial equation using technology?

*Homework:* Pages 463-466 #5, 7, 15, 17, 19, 23, 33, 45, 49

**Class 18: 3/14/17**

Review for Test 2

**Class 19: 3/16/17**

*HOMEWORK 3 DUE*

TEST 2