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Course: College Algebra
Topic: Polynomial and Rational Functions
Subtopic: Polynomial Functions II - Division, Remainder Thm, Factor Thm

Overview

Continuing our study of polynomial functions, in this lesson we concentrate on two important theorems that will enable us to find roots of the functions which in term will enable us to factor the polynomial completely. The ultimate goal is to turn a long polynomial in general form into a product of linear factors.

Objectives

By the end of this topic you should know and be prepared to be tested on:

Terminology

Define: synthetic division, zero, root, remainder theorem, factor theorem, rational vs. real vs. complex realm