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Matt71
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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?
 one year ago
 one year ago
Matt71 Group Title
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?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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tyteen4a03 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The coefficient for any term is the nonvariable part of the term (i.e the number). For example, 7x^2y^5's coefficient is 7.
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Matt71 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, but how do I get to that without writing all the terms out and just using x^5?
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nitz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you know binomial.....
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tyteen4a03 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
For terms that has no numbers leading it, the coefficient is 1 (1x^5)
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