Polynomial functions - course

In order to master the techniques explained here it is vital that you undertake plenty of practice exercises so that they become second nature.

After reading this text, and/or viewing the video tutorial on this topic, you should be able to:

  • recognise when a rule describes a polynomial function, and write down the degree of the polynomial,
  • recognize the typical shapes of the graphs of polynomials, of degree up to 4,
  • understand what is meant by the multiplicity of a root of a polynomial,
  • sketch the graph of a polynomial, given its expression as a product of linear factors.


  • Introduction
  • What is a polynomial?
  • Graphs of polynomial functions
  • Turning points of polynomial functions
  • Roots of polynomial functions

Description :Many common functions are polynomial functions. In this unit we describe polynomial functions and look at some of their properties. PDF course.
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