Binomial Theorem

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The binomial theorem is a formula describing how to expand powers of a binomial (x+a)n using binomial coefficients.

Binomial theorem is a college-level concept that would be first encountered in a discrete mathematics course covering combinatorics. It is listed in the California State Standards for Algebra II.


Binomial Coefficient: The binomial coefficient is a notation and function giving the number of ways of picking k unordered outcomes from n possibilities, also known as a combination or combinatorial number.

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