Reference Topics 13-6

Here is a statement of the binomial theorem (with links):
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/BinomialTheorem.html

This link gives some examples of the binomial theorem:
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/binomial.htm

This site provides a summary of the binomial distribution.
http://www.stat.yale.edu/Courses/1997-98/101/binom.htm

This site calculates the binomial probabilities.
http://stattrek.com/online-calculator/binomial.aspxSee the whole entry “Reference Topics 13-6”

Section 12.2: Combinations

12.2 Outline

  1. Committee problem
    1. definition
    2. combination formula
    3. deck of cards
  2. Pascal’s triangle
    1. n choose r
    2. table entries
  3. Counting with the binomial theorem
    1. binomial theorem
    2. number of subsets

 

12.2 Essential Ideas

Combinations
A combination of r elements selected from a … See the whole entry “Section 12.2: Combinations”

Section 6.1: Polynomials

6.1 Outline

  1. Terminology
    1. term
    2. polynomial
      1. monomial
      2. binomial
      3. trinomial
    3. degree
      1. of a term
      2. of a polynomial
      3. linear
      4. quadratic
    4. numerical coefficient
  2. Simplification
    1. like terms/similar terms
    2. simplify – this is the first of four main processes in algebra
  3. Shortcuts with products
    1. FOIL (see
See the whole entry “Section 6.1: Polynomials”