We finished yesterday’s Desmos activity with some curve sketching (drawing smooth polynomial curves that met certain criteria). There are a few examples of this in the homework.

## Today’s Files

We did another Desmos activity today about expanding our ability to discuss key features of any polynomial graph, not just parabolas. We observed that terms like “y-intercept” and “zero” still apply, but terms like “vertex” and “axis of symmetry” no longer work when there are *multiple* turning points on a polynomial graph. So instead we now have terms like “local maximum,” “local minimum,” and “inflection point.”

We haven’t finished our exploration yet, so the homework linked below is not due just yet. Take a look at it, though!

## Today’s Files

## Assignments and Mathematical Musings from Mr. Kirk