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Polynomial Functions
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we define polynomial functions, and identify their leading coefficient and degree.
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Finding Zeros of a Polynomial Function
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we find the zeros of a polynomial function in expanded form.
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Graphing Polynomial Functions
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we identify the end behavior of a polynomial functions.
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Graphing Polynomial Functions with Repeated Factors
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we identify the behavior of a polynomial graph near an xintercept.
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Find an Equation of the Polynomial Function
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we identify the equation of a polynomial function when we are given the intercepts of its graph.
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Introduction to Rational Functions
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How to define rational functions, and how to identify their domain and zeros.
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Using the Conjugate Zeros Theorem
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we find the zeros of a polynomial function when one imaginary zero is known.
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Limits at a Glance
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How to quickly find the limit of a rational function as x goes to infinity.
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Graphing Rational Functions, n less than m
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How to recognize when y = 0 is the horizontal asymptote of a rational function.
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Graphing Rational Functions, n=m
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How to recognize when a rational function has a horizontal asymptote, and how to find its equation.
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Graphing Rational Functions, n>m
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How to find the oblique asymptote of a rational function, if it has one.
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