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Pure Maths at A level: The Binomial Expansion
Pure Maths at A level: The Binomial Expansion is a resource designed to help with the study and teaching of the binomial expansion at A level.
The binomial expansion is the result of expanding the powers of binomials or sums of two terms. This can be used in many areas of Maths, so knowledge of the binomial expansion is vital to success in this subject. This resource covers a range of related topics, including:
- Finding terms of a binomial expression
- Multiplying expansions together
- Using terms of an expansion to derive approximations
- Pascal's Triangle
This resource also contains practice questions and summary exercises that students can use to test their knowledge and see what areas they need to work on.
Developed by subject experts, these resources and teaching materials are specifically designed to meet awarding body specifications to help students prepare for exams. NEC works alongside teachers and examiners to ensure that information is accurate and up to date.
This resource is adapted from our A level Maths course - which means it is designed for self-study. Therefore, it is understandable, affordable and easy-to-use, whether you’re a teacher, a home educator, or a student yourself. It can be used as a short- or long-term solution to fill gaps in knowledge.
This product comes in the form of a downloadable PDF, which means it can be viewed offline.
Topic: Binomial expansion
Level: A level
Awarding body: Pearson Edexcel
Learning hours: 5-6
Page count: 17
This topic is part of the Pure Maths section of A level Maths.
See the full course here.