Common Core: High School - Functions : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, and Identify End Behavior.: CSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.C.7c

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Example Question #1 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the following function and identify the zeros.

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Separating the function into two parts...

Factoring a negative one from the second set results in...

Factoring out  from the first set results in...

The new factored form of the function is,

.

Now, recognize that the first binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.

The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

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Example Question #2 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify its roots.

Possible Answers:

Question4

Question2

Question3

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Correct answer:

Question2

Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Recognize that the binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

      

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.

The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

Question2

Example Question #3 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify the roots.

Possible Answers:

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Question4

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Question3

Question2

Correct answer:

Question3

Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Recognize that the binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

        

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.

The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

Question3

Example Question #3 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify its roots.

Possible Answers:

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Question3

Question2

Question4

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Correct answer:

Question4

Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Recognize that the binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

        

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.

The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

Question4

Example Question #4 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify its roots.

Possible Answers:

Question5

Question3

Question2

Question4

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Correct answer:

Question5

Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Recognize that the binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

        

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.


The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

Question5

Example Question #5 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify its roots.

Possible Answers:

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Question3

Question4

Question5

Question6

Correct answer:

Question6

Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Recognize that the binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

        

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.

The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

Question6

Example Question #6 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify the roots.

Possible Answers:

Question2

Question7

Question4

 

Question5

Question6

Correct answer:

Question7

Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Recognize that the binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

        

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.

The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

Question7

Example Question #7 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify the roots.

Possible Answers:

Question5

Question7

Question4

Question8

Question6

Correct answer:

Question8

Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Recognize that the binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

        

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.



The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

Question8

Example Question #8 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify the roots.

Possible Answers:

Question8

Question9

Question4

Question3

Question7

Correct answer:

Question9

Explanation:

his question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic techniques to solve for the roots.

Step 2: Create a table of  pairs.

Step 3: The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.

Question9

Example Question #10 : Graph Polynomial Functions, Identify Zeros, Factor, And Identify End Behavior.: Css.Math.Content.Hsf If.C.7c

Graph the function and identify the roots.

Possible Answers:

Question7

Question10

Question9

Question8

Question5

Correct answer:

Question10

Explanation:

This question tests one's ability to graph a polynomial function.

For the purpose of Common Core Standards, "graph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior" falls within the Cluster C of "Analyze Functions Using Different Representations" concept (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF-IF.C.7). 

Knowing the standard and the concept for which it relates to, we can now do the step-by-step process to solve the problem in question.

Step 1: Use algebraic technique to factor the function.

Recognize that the binomial is a perfect square for which the following formula can be used

since 

thus the simplified, factored form is,

.

Step 2: Identify the roots of the function.

To find the roots of a function set its factored form equal to zero and solve for the possible x values.

        

Step 3: Create a table of  pairs.



The values in the table are found by substituting in the x values into the function as follows.

Step 4: Plot the points on a coordinate grid and connect them with a smooth curve.


Question10

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