Introduction to the Binomial Theorem
The Binomial Theorem states:
Writing out a few terms of the summation symbol helps you to understand how this theorem works:
Take the following binomial:
It can be expanded using the Binomial Theorem:
The Binomial Theorem allows you to calculate just the coefficient you need.
Compute the following summation.
Collapse the following polynomial using the Binomial Theorem.
Expand each of the following binomials using the Binomial Theorem.
Compute the following summations.
Collapse the following polynomials using the Binomial Theorem.
To see the Review answers, open this PDF file and look for section 12.8.