Tag: polynominal factoring

Learnt this week … 31 January 2014
1. Roots (solutions) to a polynomial in a single variable Quite why I was not taught this for ‘A’ level maths is beyond me (or more likely I was and have simply forgotten) but, if we have a polynomial in a single variable: Then the general form of its factorisation is: and it has the…

A bit of fun: Shawn Urban’s math puzzle
Before you read the rest, maybe you should have a look at Shawn’s blog… as what’s below may spoil the puzzle. He writes: Every math week, I plan to provide a math challenge which could take you seconds to hours to solve, assuming you donâ€™t cheat by using technology to solve it for you. Today,…