binomial expansion


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binomial expansion

[bī′nō·mē·əl ik′span·shən]
(mathematics)
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Example 1 shows a standard binomial expansion and clarifies how the like terms appear.
The binomial expansion is a useful tool to calculate the probability of having two red-haired children and two nonred-haired children, without needing to discern all the different possibilities of birth orders.
To illustrate use of the binomial expansion in probability, students again work in small groups (we use groups of four).
Then the largest coefficient in the binomial expansion of [(dx + 1).
Milan Pahor introduces and justifies techniques for finding the largest coefficient of binomial expansions.
A brief investigation led me quickly down the path of binomial expansions, parametric equations, the concept of nesting, and spinners/scroll bars in an Excel spreadsheet.