y-coordinate of a turning point if the point is smaller than all nearby points

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Scientific notation

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way of writing a really big or really small number, c X 10 to a power where 1 < c < 10

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Leading coefficient

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an, number in front of highest exponent

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X-intercepts

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point where graph crosses x-axis

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Monomial factoring

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dividing out a term from every term

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Polynomial

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monomial or sum of monomials

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Rational zero theorem

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If f(x) = anxn + ... + a1x + a0 has integer coefficients, then every rational zero of f has the following form:
p = factor of constant term a0
q factor of leading coefficient an

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Polynomial function

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is a function of the form f(x) = anxn + an-1xn-1 +... a1x+ a0, exponents are all whole numbers and coefficients are all real numbers

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Local maximums

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y-coordinate of a turning point if the point is higher than all nearby points

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Degree

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n, largest exponent

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Factor completely

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if it is written as a product of unfactorable polynomials with integer coefficients