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MATHEMATICAL'METHODS'UNIT!1' CHAPTER'5'–'HIGHER'DEGREE'POLYNOMIALS' Key'knowledge'

•! The'key'features'and'properties'of'cubic'polynomials'functions'and'their'graphs' ' •! The' effect' of' transformations' of' the' plane,' dilation,' reflection' in' axes,' translation' and' simple'

combinations'of'these'transformations,'on'the'graphs'of'cubic'polynomials' ' •! The'definition'of'a'function,'the'concepts'of'domain,'coNdomain'and'range,'notation'for'specification'of'

the'domain'(including'the'concept'of'maximal,'natural'or'implied'domain),'coNdomain'and'range'and'rule' of'a'function' '

Key'skills'

•! use'algebraic,'graphical'and'numerical'approaches,'including'the'factor'theorem'to'determine' and'verify'solutions'to'equations'over'a'specified'interval'

•! sketch'by'hand'graphs'of'cubic'polynomial'functions,'in'factored'form,'including'cases'where'an' 4Naxis'intercept'is'a'touch'point'or'a'stationary'point'of'inflection' '

CHAPTER 5 – SET QUESTIONS EXERCISE!5.2:'QUARTIC'POLYNOMIALS'

2,'4,'6,'7a,'8d,'11,'12ace,'13bcd,'15,'17,'18''

EXERCISE!5.3:'FAMILIES'OF'POLYNOMIALS'

1,'4,'5,'8,'9a,'10a,'11,'12,'16,'17,'19,20'

EXERCISE!5.4:'NUMERICAL'APPROXIMATIONS'TO'ROOTS'OF'POLYNOMIAL'EQUATIONS'

1,'4,'6,'8ab,'11,'13ab,'14ac,'15,'17,'18'

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Table&of&Contents' !

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CHAPTER!5!–!HIGHER!DEGREE!POLYNOMIALS! 1' KEY'KNOWLEDGE' 1' KEY'SKILLS' 1'

5.2!QUARTIC!POLYNOMIALS! 3' GRAPHS!OF!QUARTIC!POLYNOMIALS!OF!THE!FORM!Y6 = A(X6:6H)4 + C! 3'

Example'1'(Q8a)' 3' QUARTIC!POLYNOMIALS!WHICH!CAN!BE!EXPRESSED!AS!THE!PRODUCT!OF!LINEAR!FACTORS! 4'

Example'2' 5' EQUATIONS'AND'INEQUATIONS' 5'

Example'3'(Q5)' 6'

5.3!FAMILIES!OF!POLYNOMIALS! 7' GRAPHS!OF!Y6 = 6XN,!WHERE!N ∈ N!AND!N!IS!ODD! 7'

Example'4'(Q2)' 7' GRAPHS!OF!Y6 = 6XN,!WHERE!N!∈ N!AND!N!IS!EVEN ! 8'

Example'5'(Q3)' 8' FAMILIES!OF!POLYNOMIALS!WHICH!CAN!BE!EXPRESSED!AS!THE!PRODUCT!OF!LINEAR!FACTORS! 9'

EFFECT'OF'MULTIPLICITY'OF'ZEROS'AND'LINEAR'FACTORS' 9' Example'6'(Q6)' 9'

OTHER!FAMILIES!OF!POLYNOMIALS! 10' Example'7'(Q7)' 10'

5.4!NUMERICAL!APPROXIMATIONS!TO!ROOTS!OF!POLYNOMIAL!EQUATIONS! 11' EXISTENCE'OF'ROOTS' 11' THE'METHOD'OF'BISECTION' 11'

Example'8'(Q2)' 12' USING!THE!INTERSECTIONS!OF!TWO!GRAPHS!TO!ESTIMATE!SOLUTIONS!TO!EQUATIONS! 13'

Example'9'(Q'12)' 14' ESTIMATING!COORDINATES!OF!TURNING!POINTS! 15'

AN'ALTERNATIVE'APPROACH' 15' Example'10'(Q14ab)' 16'

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5.2&Quartic&Polynomials& A'quartic'polynomial'is'a'polynomial'of'degree'4'and'is'of'the'form:'

A(4) = B44

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+ #4 + G,'where'B ≠ 06BI#6B6, C, E, #, G ∈ K.'

Graphs!of!quartic!polynomials!of!the!form!L6 = M(N6 − 6O)P + Q!!

The' simplest' quartic' polynomial' graph' has' the' equation' R = 44.' As' both' negative' and' positive' numbers'raised'to'an'even'power,'in'this'case'4,'will'be'positive,'the'longN'term'behaviour'of'the'graph' of'R = 44'must'be'that'as'4 → −∞'or'as'46 → ∞,'then'R → ∞.''

The'graph'of'R6 = 644'is'like that'of'the'parabola'R6 = 642.'Both'graphs'are'concave'up'with'a'minimum' turning'point'at'(0, 0)'and'both'contain'the'points' (−1, 1)'and'(1, 1).'However,'for'the'intervals'where' x" 42'for'these'intervals.' Likewise,'the'graph'of'R6 = 644'lies'below'that'of'the' parabola'for'the'intervals'−1 < 4 < 0'and'0 < 64 < 1,'since'44 < 642'for'these'intervals.''

Under'a'dilation'of'a"units,'a'horizontal'translation' of'h"units'and'a'vertical'translation'of'k"units,'the' graph'of'R6 = 644'is'transformed'to'that'of'' R6 = 6B(46 − 6ℎ)4

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+ 6Y.''

Example'1'(Q8a)'

Sketch'the'following'graph,'identifying'the' coordinates'of'the'turning'point'and'any'point'of' intersection'with'the'coordinate'axes.'R = (4 − 1)Z − 16'

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On the CAS On'a'blank'graphs'page'c12'' Press'.6(relation)' Type:'R = (4 − 1)Z − 16then'press'· Note:'We'may'need'to'reNsize'the'graph.'To'do'this'press'·41' or'another'suitable'option.'

On'the'displayed'graph,'we'wish'to'find:'' The'xNintercepts:' press'b61,'then'use'the'arrow'keys'to'select'a'point'left'of'the'first'xN intercept'press'·'move'to'the'right'of'the'xNintercept'and'press'·.' Repeat'for'the'other'xNintercepts.' The'turning'point:' press'b62'(minimum,'in'this'case),'then'use'the'arrow'keys'to'select'a' point'left'of'the't.p.'·'move'to'the'right'of'the't.p.'and'press'·.' The'yNintercept:' On'a'calculator'page,'solve(R = (4 − 1)Z − 16, R)|4 = 0'gives'R = −15'

' Given'the'longNterm'behaviour'of'a'quartic'polynomial'whereby'R6 → 6∞6as646 → 6±∞'for'a'positive' coefficient'of'the'term'in'44,'the'sign'diagrams'and'accompanying'shape'of'the'graphs'must'be'of'the' form'shown'in'the'diagrams.'

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' For'a'negative'coefficient'of'44,'R → −∞6as64 → ±∞,'so'the'sign'diagrams'and'graphs'are'inverted.'

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' Example'2'

Sketch'the'following'graphs'by'determining'the'x'and'y'intercepts'(don’t'attempt'calculate'the'turning' points).'

a)'R = (4 − 2)a(4 − 1)'

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Check on the on the CAS On'graphs'page'c12'' Press'.6(relation)' Type:'R = 4 − 2 a 4 − 1 6then' press'· Repeat'for' 'R = (4 − 3)(4 − 1)(4 + 1)b' ' Note:'We'may'need'to'reNsize'the' graph.'To'do'this'press'·41'or' another'suitable'option.'

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equations'and'inequations''

If' a' quartic' polynomial' A(4)' can' be' rewritten' as' the' product' of' linear' factors' i.e.'6 4 − B 4 − C 4 − E 4 − # .'Its'graph'R = A(4)'can'then'be'readily'sketched'from'this'form'and' with'the'aid'of'a'sign'diagram,'or'a'graph,'an'inequation'such'as'P(x)'≤'0'can'be'solved.''

1.! Find'an'4 = B'for'A B = 0,'use'this'(4 − B)'as'a'linear'factor'and'long'division'to'find'a'cubic' quotient''

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3.! Find'an'4 = B'and'4 = C'for'A(B) = 0'and'A(C) = 0'and'then'use'the'product'of'(4 − B)(4 − C)' and'long'division'to'find'a'quadratic'quotient.''

4.! Further'factorization'to'find'linear'factors.'

Example'3'(Q5)'

Factorise'A 4 = 44 + 543 − 642 − 324 + 32,'hence'solve'the'inequation'44 + 543 − 642 − 324 + 32 > 0.'

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On the CAS On'a'blank'calculator'page'c11'' ' Type:'solve 4Z + 54a − 64b − 324 + 32 > 0, 4 6then' press'·