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Algorithms for Evaluation of Polynomials

by J.J. Price (Purdue University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
November, 1990

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Functions
Applicable Course(s): 1.4 High School Intermediate Algebra | 2.1 College Algebra

Horner's method and synthetic division are equivalent for evaluation of polynomials.

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