College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 8, Sequences and Series - Section 8.6 - The Binomial Theorem - 8.6 Exercises: 9

Answer

$(x-1)^{5}=x^{5}-5x^{4}+10x^{3}-10x^{2}+5x-1$

Work Step by Step

We use the values from the 5th row of Pascal's Triangle to find the coefficients: $(x-1)^{5}=x^{5}+-5x^{4}+10x^{3}+-10x^{2}+5x^1-1= x^{5}-5x^{4}+10x^{3}-10x^{2}+5x-1$
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