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 Standard 8.Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of functions and algebra
Topics1. Exponents/logarithms/roots; 2. Solution strategies; 3. Equations and inequalities
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 5. Solves polynomial equations (e.g., find the real or complex roots of a quadratic equation) using a variety of methods (e.g., symbolically, graphically, numerically).
   Vocabulary terms
A.  polynomial equation
B.  real root
C.  problem solving
D.  complex root
E.  solution method
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the concept of polynomials    HS.N.CN.9 
  2. Understands the concept of roots    8.EE.2; HS.A-SSE.3;  
  3. Solves polynomial equations symbolically.   
  4. Models real world problems using polynomial equations without the use of technology.   P  
  5. Solves real world problems using polynomial equations with the use of technology.   
  6. Solves polynomial equations by finding the real roots of a quadratic equation.    HS.A-SSE.3 
  7. Solves polynomial equations by finding the complex roots of a quadratic equation.    HS.F-IF.8 

 P  = Performance expectation(s) available based on source documents

 CC  = Common Core standards available (Common Core ID indicated)

Citation Log: BD(ME,296;​B3E,12,47,51;​CE,190;​S3I,52,*)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
*   McREL Report
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
AC   ACT, College Readiness Standards
AD   American Diploma Project
B1   International Baccalaureate: Math, Primary
B2   International Baccalaureate: Math, Middle
B3   International Baccalaureate: Math, High
C   CBE: Standards for Excellence
C3   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 3
C5   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 5
CB   College Board: College Board Standards for College Success: Mathematics and Statistics
CO   CDE: Building Blocks to Colorado’s Content Standards
D   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Mathematics
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
M   NCTM: Principles & Standards for School Mathematics
MA   MDE (Massachusetts): Early Childhood Standards
N4   NAEP: Released items for grade 4 (2003)
N8   NAEP: Released items for grade 8 (2003)
P   NAEP: Mathematics Assessment Framework
PS   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
S1   New Standards: Elementary School
S2   New Standards: Middle School
S3   New Standards: High School
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
T1   TIMSS: Population 1 assessed grade 4 (released 1998)
T2   TIMSS: Population 2 assessed grade 8 (released 1998)
T3   TIMSS: Final Year assessed grade 12 (released 1998)
U   Understanding University Success: A Report from Standards for Success
UK   United Kingdom: Desirable Outcomes for Children’s Learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Page number of the cited document