Binomial TheoremExercises in expanding powers of binomial expressions and finding specific coefficients. 
This is level 1: complete expansions of binomials
Use the ^ key to type in a power or index and use the forward slash / to type a fraction. Press the right arrow key to end the power or fraction.
This is Binomial Theorem level 1. You can also try:
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Brackets  The basics of expanding brackets
Pascal's Triangle  See how the coefficients are generated
Level 1  Complete expansions of binomials
Level 2  Finding specific coefficients
Exam Style Questions  A collection of problems in the style of GCSE or IB/Alevel exam paper questions (worked solutions are available for Transum subscribers).
More Algebra including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and selfmarking exercises.
The function to work out a number in Pascal's Triangle appears as nCr where:
With a GDC you can work out a whole row of Pascal's Triangle using the combinations function. Here is a screenshot of the TI Nspire.
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