Math Analysis – Synthetic Division on a polynomial

By | March 2, 2017

How to use Synthetic Division to solve a polynomial

In this tutorial the student will learn how to use synthetic division and the quadratic equation to solve a polynomial.  The student will learn how to find all of the solutions.  The solutions to polynomials are also called zeros.  In this particular polynomial the student is given one of the zeros and then uses the first zero to find the remaining zeros.

Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) A.2b

Dividing Polynomials

The student will perform operations on polynomials, including
b)   adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing polynomials.