multinomial theorem


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multinomial theorem

[‚məl·tə¦nō·mē·əl ′thir·əm]
(mathematics)
The rule for expanding (x1+ x2+ ⋯ + xm ) n , where m and n are positive integers; a generalization of the binomial theorem.
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