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*At the end of this section students will be able to:*

- Determine the end behavior of a polynomial function
- Determine the behavior at zeros of the graph of a polynomial function
- Sketch the graph of a polynomial function

*3.1 Graphs of Polynomials*

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages** 235-245**

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages **246**

Answers to practice exercises can be found on pages 250-253.

Graphs of Polynomial Functions (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 35)

**Finding the End Behavior of a Polynomial Function:**

**Sketching the Graph of Polynomial Functions:**