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Matt71

  • 2 years ago

Find the coefficient of the term indicated in the following expansion; (2+x)^8, x^5 I know what the answer is but could anyone tell me how to get it?

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  1. tyteen4a03
    • 2 years ago
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    The coefficient for any term is the non-variable part of the term (i.e the number). For example, 7x^2y^5's coefficient is 7.

  2. Matt71
    • 2 years ago
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    Okay, but how do I get to that without writing all the terms out and just using x^5?

  3. nitz
    • 2 years ago
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    you know binomial.....

  4. nitz
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    @Matt71

  5. tyteen4a03
    • 2 years ago
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    For terms that has no numbers leading it, the coefficient is 1 (1x^5)

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