Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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Chapter 14 - Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem - 14.4 The Binomial Theorem - 14.4 Exercise Set: 43

Answer

$15x^4y^2$

Work Step by Step

The $r+1$ th term in the binomial expansion of $(x+y)^n$ is: $\binom{n}{r}x^{n-r}y^r$ Here $x=a$, $y=b$, $n=6$: $r+1=3$ $r=2$ The indicated term is: $\binom{6}{2}x^{6-2}y^2=15x^4y^2$
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