Mathematics / Year 10 / Number and Algebra / Patterns and algebra

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Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate the concept of a polynomial and apply the factor and remainder theorems to solve problems (ACMNA266)

Elaborations
  • investigating the relationship between algebraic long division and the factor and remainder theorems
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Polynomial remainder theorem

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TIMES Module 39: Number and Algebra: polynomials - teacher guide

This is a 27-page guide for teachers. This module introduces addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of polynomials. Factorisation of polynomials and the solution of polynomial equations are also discussed.

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Dividing polynomials with remainders

This digital resource is a video demonstration of algebraic long division of a cubic polynomial by a quadratic. The single example is presented in step-by-step detail using a pen-and-paper technique. The audio commentary reinforces the use of mathematical language and notation associated with algebraic division, quotients ...