Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » sci.math.* » sci.math

Topic: Binomial where a=1?
Replies: 8   Last Post: Apr 5, 2013 2:07 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
David Bernier

Posts: 3,396
Registered: 12/13/04
Re: Binomial where a=1?
Posted: Apr 3, 2013 7:40 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

On 04/03/2013 06:50 PM, Bart Goddard wrote:
> Anonymous <nobody@remailer.paranoici.org> wrote in
> news:741da947a07ad28bd260dc8dcfe67e8b@remailer.paranoici.org:
>

>> Is there a special name for a binomial where a=1:
>>
>> (a+b)^n = (1+b)^n ?
>>
>> Something like "uninomial", "unomial" or "anomial"?
>>

>
> "Geometric series."
>


(1+b)^n = sum_{k=0 ... n} C(n, k) b^k ;

so, I think we still have the binomial coefficients in the
expansion, and don't see that it's a genuine geometric series
on the right hand side ...

David Bernier

--
Jesus is an Anarchist. -- J.R.



Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.