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# SPECIAL HL

BINOMIAL THEOREM

FROM:
SRIRAMAN .IYER.
IB PROGRAM,
MUMBAI .INDIA
(1) (a) Find the approximate value of (2.01)9
to 3 decimal places using Binomial
theorem
(b) Find the 7th term from the expansion
of the term

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(2) Using binomial theorem simplify
1 1
a.(x + )n + (x + )-n
𝑥 𝑥
1 n 1 -n
b.if(x) = (x + ) + (x + ) , find f(-x)
𝑥 𝑥

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(3) If f(x) = (1+x)n, then
𝑖=𝑛
a.Prove that f(x) = 𝑖=0 𝑛𝐶𝑖 𝑥 𝑖
𝑖=𝑛
b. Prove that f(1) = 𝑖=0 𝑛𝐶𝑖
c.Find f’(x)
d.Find f’(x) using a similar notation of (a)
e. Find f’(1)

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𝑥 𝑦 𝑥 𝑦 6
(4) If f(x,y) = ( + )6 -( - )
𝑦 𝑥 𝑦 𝑥
a.Find the value of f(1,-1) using binomial
expansion
b.Does the expansion has an
independent term?. If yes, find
𝑥𝑚
C.Find the sum of coefficients of and
𝑦𝑛
𝑦𝑛
if
𝑦𝑚

(i) m = n
(ii) m ≠ n

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(5) In the expansion of ( 1+x+2x2) ( 2x2- 1/3x)9
a.Find the 7th term
b.Find the coefficient of x3
c.Find the independent term if possible

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1 3 1 4
(6) (a)Expand [∛2 + ] - [∜2 + ]
∛2 ∜2
(b)find the approximate value of (a) in one
d.p

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(7) (a) Find the ratio of tn+1 and tn in the
expansion of (x+y)20
(b) Find the value of (a) when n=18
(c) Find the greatest term in the
expansion of (x+y)2 0 when x =1
and y = 2

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2 20
(8) In the expansion of [ x + ]
𝑥2
a.Find the middle term in the expansion
b.Find the sum of coefficients of fourth
term from the beginning and fourth term
from the last
c. Does independent term exist? Justify
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d.If f(x) = [ x + ] , find f(-x)
𝑥2

e. Find f’(x) at x= 1.
f. If (1,a) satisfies the curve f(x) find the
value of “a”

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(9) (a)Find the coefficient of (1/x) in the
expansion of (1+x)n . ( 1+1/x)n
(b) if f(x) = (1+x)n . ( 1+1/x)n, f’(x)
(c) Prove that f(x) is a square function
when n =2
(d) If (2,b) satisfies the curve at n=5, find
the value of “b”

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(10) Find the independent term of the
following expansion
𝑥 √3 10
a.[ √ + ]
3 2𝑥 2
𝑥 √3 10
b.if f(x) = [ √ + ] find the middle
3 2𝑥 2
term in the expansion of f(x2)
c.Find the value of f(√3) of the 7th term
from the last when (a) is expanded