How to factor a trinomial with a leading coefficient of 1.
How we define polynomial functions, and identify their leading coefficient and degree.
How to know when a negative coefficient is associated with power.
How to factor trinomials when the leading coefficient is not one.
How to recognize and factor a binomial that is the difference of perfect squares.
How to set up a system of equations to represent word problems where someone is selling multiple items.
How to understand the vocabulary of polynomials.
How we identify the equation of a polynomial function when we are given the intercepts of its graph.
How to graph parabolas that are wide or skinny or upside down without making a table of values.
How to use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations.
How to simplify expressions by distributing and/or combining like terms.
How to solve a system of equations using elimination.
How to use matrices to solve a system of equations.
How we identify the behavior of a polynomial graph near an x-intercept.
How to determine what form an equation is written in.
How to solve a system of two linear equations with two unknowns using Cramer's rule.
How we identify the end behavior of a polynomial functions.
How to convert a system of linear equations into a matrix equation and solve it.