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Q6. Ten athletes are to take part in a race. In how many ways can the 1st , 2nd and the 3rd places be filled? Q7. Give the term independent of x in the expansion of: (3x+ 1/x)10 Q8. In the expansion of (1+ ax)n , the first three terms are : 1- 5x/2 + 75x2/8. Find the value of n and a.

WORKSHEET-PERMUTATION, COMBINATION& BINOMIAL EXPANSIONS Q9. Using binomial expansion, give the coefficient of x3 in the expansion of the following: (1+ x2) (1+ 2x)8 Q10. The coefficient of x4 in the expansion of (x + a)6 is 60. Find a. Q11. Find the values of b & a if (2 - x) (1+x/2)6 = 2 + ax + bx2 + ………-1 x7/64. Q12. The coefficient of x3 in the binomial expansion of (1+ b x –x2)5 is 20b. Find b. Q13. The sum of coefficients of x and x2 in the expansion of (1 + 2x –x2)n is 66. Find n. Q14. ( 1+ 2x)3 ( 1- x/2)n = 1 + ax + bx2 + …….+ kxn+3 a) Find k b) If a= 0, find the value of n. c) Hence find b. Q15.Three consecutive terms t r ,t r+1, t r+2 in the expansion of ( 1+ x)n are in the ratio 6:14:21. Find n.

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