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jpknegtel Group Title

Need to use the binomal therom to expand (1+2x)/(1-2x) Not sure where to start to get it into the right format.

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  1. jpknegtel Group Title
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    \[(1+2x)/(1-2x)\]

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  2. jpknegtel Group Title
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    Oh. Need to go up too and including the term \[x ^{2}\]

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  3. King Group Title
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    so its x^2+2x+1/1-2x?

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  4. jpknegtel Group Title
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    Could you explain the steps? thank you very much for your timee!

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  5. Zed Group Title
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    Is that \[(1+2x) \times (1-2x)\] or \[\frac{(1+2x)}{(1-2x)}\]?

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  6. jpknegtel Group Title
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    I have been trying to do those Fractions but am unable to do it! Soo fustrating! Yes it is the the (1+2x) over (1-2x)

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  7. Zed Group Title
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    Okay give me a minute to work this out :)

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  8. jpknegtel Group Title
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    If it is any help the answer is \[(1+2x)(1+2x+4x ^{2})\]

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  9. y2o2 Group Title
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    (1+2x) over (1-2x) can never be equal to (1+2x)(1+2x+4x²) and you can assure that by substitution.

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    \[(1+2x)(1-2x)^{-1}=(1+2x)(1^{-1}+-1*1^{-1-1}*-2x+\frac{-1(-1-1)}{2} (1)^{-1-2}(2x)^2+...)\]\[=(1+2x)(1^{-1}+2x+\frac{-1(-2)}{2} (1)^{-3}*4x^2+...)\]\[=(1+2x)(1+2x+\frac{2}{2} *1*4x^2+...)\]\[=(1+2x)(1+2x+4x^2+...)\] This is from this rule \[(a+b)^n=a^n+na^{n-1}b+\frac{n(n-1)}{2}a^{n-2}b^2+....\] Sorry it took so long :D

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    either the answer is wrong or you forgot something when posting the problem i agree with y2o2

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    http://mathworld.wolfram.com/NegativeBinomialSeries.html

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    @zed yes it becomes an infinite sum..is that the solution they are looking for? their answer stops after 4x^2

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  14. Zed Group Title
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    Yes they only had to do the terms until it reaches x^2 power

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    ok thanks for clearing it up :)

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    Thank you very much guys! Clears things up!

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