Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 10 Counting Methods and Probability - 10.2 Use Combinations and Binomial Theorem - 10.2 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 695: 22



Work Step by Step

We know from the Binomial Theorem (page 693) that we can expand the given expression using Pascal's Triangle. Doing this, we obtain: $$a^8+8a^7b^2+28a^6b^4+56a^5b^6+70a^4b^8+56a^3b^{10}+28a^2b^{12}+8ab^{14}+b^{16}$$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.