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Essentials of Precalculus with Calculus Previews, 6th Edition by Zill

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3 Polynomial and Rational Functions

Chapter Contents

3.1    Polynomial Functions

3.2    Division of Polynomial Functions

3.3    Zeros and Factors of Polynomial Functions

3.4    Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions

3.5    Rational Functions

3.6    Partial Fractions

3.7    Images The Area Problem

Chapter 3 Review Exercises

3.1    Polynomial Functions

INTRODUCTION In Chapter 2 we graphed functions such as y = 3, y = 2x − 1, y = 5x2 − 2x + 4, and y = x3. These functions, in which the variable x is raised to a nonnegative ...

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