Math - 2018-19

MA.12 - Binomials

  MA.12    The student will expand binomials having positive integral exponents.

Adopted: 2016

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

·  The Binomial Theorem provides a formula for calculating the product (a + b)n for any positive integer n.

·  Pascal’s Triangle is a triangular array of binomial coefficients.

ESSENTIALS

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to

·  MA.121  Expand binomials having positive integral exponents.

·  MA.122  Use the Binomial Theorem, the formula for combinations, and Pascal’s Triangle to expand binomials.


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 29, 2018