I gave my students a few polynomial equations, a few quick check sheets and asked them to find the degree, end behavior, zeros, if there were any multiplicities, the domain, and to sketch the polynomial graph. We did some more practice with various degree polynomials, ones that we first had to factor, and ones with multiplicities greater than 2.

Introduction to Polynomials Lesson - defining a polynomial and the classification by degree and number of terms.

Using Nspire Calculators, students investigate the relationships of polynomial functions, their degree, end behaviors, zeros and x-intercepts. Plan your 60 minutes lesson in Math or degree of a polynomial with helpful tips from Tiffany Dawdy