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## #1 2009-08-10 21:17:58

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### Binomial Theorem

Made a page about the Binomial Theorem

Critiques welcome.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #2 2009-08-11 04:56:32

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### Re: Binomial Theorem

Hi MathsisFun;

Well done, would like to see you mention Sir Isaac Newton.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #3 2009-08-11 10:42:56

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### Re: Binomial Theorem

Ah yes,the general version. What would you suggest writing? It may need a whole page on its own.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #4 2009-08-11 13:19:35

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### Re: Binomial Theorem

Hi MathsisFun;

Just a brief paragraph mentioning that Newton is credited with the discovery should do it.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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## #6 2009-08-21 08:05:30

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### Re: Binomial Theorem

That is a cool trick.

It also applies to the C=6 term: C = 1*6/(0+1) = 6

So there must be a general rule for generating any row of Pascal's Triangle ...

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #7 2010-02-07 11:21:25

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### Re: Binomial Theorem

I have reworked the page, including more examples at the end.

Would appreciate your thoughts, guys: Binomial Theorem

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #8 2010-02-07 12:11:47

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### Re: Binomial Theorem

Hi MathsisFun;

Nice derivation of the Taylor series for e at the bottom. Thanks for the page.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #9 2010-02-07 13:12:37

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### Re: Binomial Theorem

Thanks bobby!

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #10 2010-02-08 02:49:53

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### Re: Binomial Theorem

Looks really spiffy!!!

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