# Definition of 'binomial theorem'

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## binomial theorem

noun

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## binomial theorem in American English

the general formula for the expansion of any binomial when raised to a power that
is a positive whole number; the expansion of (a + b)n: discovered by Omar Khayyám and generalized by Sir Isaac Newton (Ex.: (a + b)2 = a2 + 2ab + b2)

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