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 the Binomial Theorem - Guided Practice for Example 7 - Page 694: 12



Work Step by Step

Using the Binomial Theorem we know that in the expansion of $(a+b)^n$ each term has the form $_nC_ra^{n-r}b^r$ where $0\leq r\leq n$ and $r$ is an integer. Hence here $n=8,a=2x,b=5,r=5$, thus: $_nC_ra^{n-r}b^r=_8C_5\cdot (2x)^3\cdot5^5=56\cdot8x^3\cdot 3125=1400000x^3$
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