Precalculus (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32197-907-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-907-0

Chapter 12 - Sequences; Induction; the Binomial Theorem - 12.5 The Binomial Theorem - 12.5 Assess Your Understanding - Page 836: 34



Work Step by Step

According to the Binomial Theorem, the term containing $x^j$ in the expansion of $(ax+b)^n$ is given by: ${n\choose n-j}a^jb^{n-j}x^j.$ Hence here for $x^2$: ${9\choose 9-2}2^2(-3)^{9-2}=-314928.$
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