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# Chapter 2 Polynomial Functions REVIEW

1. Which of the following are polynomial functions (include equations and graphs)
(a) 2 14 2 (b) 5 ( 14 \$% 1 (c) 2 5 > 2 (d) 2 5

## (e) (f) (g) (h)

2. For each of the following polynomial functions, determine the following characteristics without
using your calculator and without factoring.
i - The start and end behavior of the graph
ii - Whether or not the graph will have a minimum or maximum point
iii - The domain of the function and the -intercept
Use your graphing calculator to determine:
iv - The range of the function (round to the nearest hundredth)
(a) 2 2
2= 1
AA =D 1= (b) 1 7
2 2 1
@= 1@

## iii - Domain: iii - Domain:

-intercept: -intercept:

iv - Range: iv - Range:

3. Divide each of the following polynomials, using either long division or its synthetic counterpart.
Express results in the form Q N × P O
(a) 2 # 9 6 40 M 1 (b) 2 (
11 #
6 45 54 M 2 3

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4. A package for mailing must have dimensions where sum of its height and the perimeter of the base is no more
than 96 cm. Find the dimensions of the box of maximum volume that can be sent if the base is a square.
(a) Determine a function that represents the
Volume of the box.

## (c) Provide a domain and range for your function

obtained in (b), with respect to the “real
(b) Use technology to graph the function obtained world” constraints of the problem.
in (b) with a suitable viewing window.
Domain: Range:
Provide your sketch below, labeling any
max/mins and intercepts..
(d) State the maximum volume of the box that can
be sent.

## (e) State the dimensions for the box that provides

the maximum volume.

## 5. Use the remainder theorem to find the remainder when:

(a) 2 #
9 6 40 is divided by 2 (b) 8 #
27 is divided by 2 3

## 6. The same remainder is obtained when a polynomial function Q # 4 12 is

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NR The value of is _____.

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1. (a), (e), and (h) are polynomial functions
2. (a) i - Starts negative in quad III, ends neg in quad IV (b) i - Starts negative in quad III, ends pos in quad I
ii - Maximum point iii - 3 ∈ ℝ6 iv - 3 | 0 36.25, ∈ ℝ6 ii - No max / min iii - 3 ∈ ℝ6 iv - 3 ∈ ℝ6
3. (a) 2 #
9 6 40 A 1 × A
(b) 2 (
11 #
6 45 54 1 2 1 ? × 1 =

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7. Use an algebraic process to (i) fully factor each of the following polynomial functions, showing all steps
and processes. Then, (ii) state the zeros of each function. and (iii) provide a sketch of the graph,
labelling all and intercepts.
(a) # 2 13 10

(b) 2 ( 13 # 21 9 27

## Determine a suitable window on your

own! Provide the scale you used here.

(c) 2 # 2 5

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4. (a) K 96 4 5. (a) = (b) 72 6. 1
16, 8192
(c) Domain: [0, 24] Volume
Range: [0, 8192] (cm3)
(d) Max V: 8192 C #

(e) 16 cm x 16 cm base,
32 cm height width (cm)

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8. Use the factor theorem to determine whether each of the following binomials are factors
of Q 3 ( 13 # 12 12 16:
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 3 4

9. (a) Determine the value of so that is a (b) Determine the value of so that is a factor
factor of # 30. of 6 5 ( 25 # 10 .

## 10. The volume of the cube on the right can be expressed

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E =
1
NR An expression that represents the area of the base is
`, where the values of +, , and C are, base
respectively: ____, ____ , and ____.
Note that ` is the last two digits of your answer

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7. (a) i 7 (b) i 1 2 3 3 (c) i 1 7
ii zeros: , , and 7 ii zeros: 1, 1/ , and ii zeros:
iii iii iii
1, 0 3/2, 0

2, 0 5, 0 1, 0 0, 5
3, 0 1, 0

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## 11. Q is a third-degree polynomial function where Q 3⁄2 0, Q 2 0, and Q 0 6.

Which of the binomials listed below could be a factor of Q ?
A. 1
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B. 1
C. 3
D. 3

12. The degree-four polynomial function / has zeros of 3, 3⁄2 , 1, and 2, and
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Style Q 0 36.
4
NR The value of Q , correct to the nearest hundredth, is _____.
3

13. Use an algebraic process to determine the exact roots of the equation 2 # 10 10 4 0.

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8. (a) and (b) are factors 9. (a) 6 (b) 24 10. 1 =

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## 14. One of the steps in factoring the polynomial function * # 13 12 is to express * as a

product of 1 and which of the following factors?

A. 14 14
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B. 14 26
C. 12 12
D. 12 12

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2

## 16. Assuming a minimum degree, an equation for the polynomial

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Style function on the right is Q + 1 l C q.
NR The values of +, , C, and b are, respectively, ___, ___, ____, =,
and ___. Math30-1power.com

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3 13 3 13
11. B 12. =. D 13. 2, ,
2 2

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17. The graph of a polynomial functions, shown below, have integer -intercepts.
Determine an equation for each function, in factored form and minimum degree.
1, 128
(a) (b)
0, 81 /

<

## 18. Assuming a minimum degree, an equation for the polynomial

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Style function on the right is Q + 2 l C , where
+, , C, and b ∈ e.

=, 22 S

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14. C 15. 1 16. 3322

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## 19. The graph of polynomial function * , shown on the right, has

three integer -intercepts. Its equation can be written in the form:
, 1@
S 7 2 ` 1 a s T ; +, , C, b, k, and /; / ∈ r

## 20. The graph of polynomial function Q , shown on the

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Style right, has four integer -intercepts. Its equation can be B
written in the form:
B ` 1 1 ; +, , C, b, k, and /; / ∈ r , 27

## 21. For the polynomial function / , shown on the right, all

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Style -intercepts have integer values and < 3 6.

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17. (a) / 3 3 1 3 (b) < 2 3 2 18. 423