Exploring Polynomial Root Multiplicity

What happens when multiple factors of a polynomial represent the same root? Vary the sliders for the roots and describe what happens to the graph as two roots coincide.

 

Chris Harrow

 
Resource Type
Activity
Tags
algebra  multiplicity  polynomial  root  roots 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
Language
English (United States)
 
 
 
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