Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2002 | Oct-Nov | P1-9709/01 | Q#1
Find the value of the term which is independent of in the expansion of
Expression for the general term in the Binomial expansion of is:
In the given case:
Since we are looking for value of the term independent of , i.e. : we can equate
Finally substituting in:
Therefore the value of the term independent of is 54.