Chapter 7: Quadratic and Other Polynomial Functions

In this chapter:

  • Find polynomial functions that fit a set of data
  • Study quadratic functions in general form, vertex form, and factored form
  • Find roots of a quadratic equation from a graph, by factoring, and by using the quadratic formula
  • Define complex numbers and operations with them
  • Identify features of the graph of a polynomial function
  • Use division and other strategies to find roots of higher-degree polynomials

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