# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2017 | Oct-Nov | (P1-9709/13) | Q#3

Hits: 4975 Question i. Find the term independent of x in the expansion of . ii. Find the value of a for which there is no term independent of x in the expansion of Solution i. Expression for the general term in the Binomial expansion of is: For the given case: Hence; Since we are looking for […]