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Author:
Laura Kniffin

This Learning Packet Reviews:

New Terms and Definitions

Solving polynomial equations that are in factored form

Understanding using the zero product property to solve equations

This packet includes:

Review of terms

A powerpoint slide show teaching how to solve factored polynomials

Examples for you to try yourself

Answers to those examples

Tutorial

**Polynomial:** is an expression of finite length constructed from variables (also known as indeterminates) and constants, using only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and non-negative, whole-number exponents.

**Zero Product Property: **states that if *ab* = 0, then either *a* = 0 or *b* = 0 (or both). A product of factors is zero if and only if one or more of the factors is zero.

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Source: www.wikipedia.com

**1.) (x - 2) ( x + 5) = 0**

**2.) (4a ^{2} + a) = 0**

**3.) (x - 5) (2x + 7) (3x - 4) = 0**