Why Factor Polynomials? Good thinking for when students ask about the "real world" application of factoring. Q&A between student and "Dr. Math" to create connection between class content and problem-solving skills necessary for success outside of school.
Working with f, f , and f " from jamesrahn on TeachersNotebook.com - (3 pages) - This 3 question activity has students produce graph from given information about f, f ', and f ". Students also have to read information about f, f ', and f " and place it in order.
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