**GRADE 12 UNIVERSITY FUNCTIONS**

Factoring and Factor Theorem

Factoring and Factor Theorem

## Learning Goal:

**The goal of this unit is to review all factoring , learn the factor theorem and use the techniques to help simplify polynomial functions.**

## Success Criteria:

**By the end of this unit, I will be able to:**

**Factor Polynomials (common, by grouping, trinomials using criss-cross, difference of squares)****Factor sum and difference of cubes****Use long division to re-write polynomial expressions****Use synthetic division when the divisor is a simple binomial**

- Use synthetic division to determine the remainder when dividing polynomials by binomials
- Use the remainder theorem and synthetic division to determine factors of polynomials