
Directions: Answer these questions pertaining to the graphs of polynomial functions. Choose the best answer. The cartoon "comments" may, or may not, be helpful! Check your answer when finished.
1. 
Given: P(x) = x^{2} + 2x  24
At what xvalues will the graph cross the xaxis? 



2. 
A polynomial function is defined to be
f (x) = (x + 3)(x  2)^{2}.
Which choice describes the graph's behavior at the xaxis? 




3. 
Given: the graph at the right.
Which choice lists possible factors of this polynomial function?




4. 
Given: the graph at the right.
Which choice is the yvalue of the relative maximum reached by this graph? 



5. 
Given: the graph at the right.
Which choice best describes the polynomial function associated with this graph based upon the graphs "end behaviors"?
Choose:





6. 
Given: P( x) = x^{3} + 6 x^{2} + 8 x
Which choice shows the roots of this polynomial function? 




7. 
Given: P(x) = x^{2 } 2x  48
Which choice shows the xintercepts of this polynomial function?




8. 
Given: P(x) = x^{2}  6x + 9
Which choice states the number of xintercepts of this polynomial function?




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