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Binomial Theorem Practice Problems

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What does step 2 of the Binomial Theorem tell us to do with the first term of the binomial?

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1. How do you know which row of Pascal's Triangle to use for your skeleton?

2. Use the binomial theorem to fill in your skeleton and find the expanded binomial of (3x+1)^4.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of using the binomial theorem. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what the second step of the binomial theorem tells us to do with the first term of the binomial.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What the second step of the binomial theorem tells us to do with the first term of the binomial
  • The particulars of Pascal's Triangle
  • What a negative second term has to do with an expanded polynomial

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related practice using the binomial theorem lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding practice using the binomial theorem and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about practice using the binomial theorem

Additional Learning

To learn more about shortcut for raising a binomial to a power, review the corresponding lesson on Practice Using the Binomial Theorem. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the concept of decreasing powers
  • Identify what the second step of the binomial theorem tells us to do with the first term of the binomial
  • Know the essential characteristics of what the second step involves
  • Learn the essential characteristics of what the third step involves
  • Appreciate the particulars of Pascal's triangle
  • Understand the defining qualities of the order of operations
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