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    binomial theorem as far as the term t^3

    expand by the binomial theorem as far as the term t^3 , assuming that |3t| < 1; :

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(1 - 3t)^-2<br />

    i know the answer is real easy i just forgotten how to do it thanks guys!.
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    The binomial series is:

    (1+x)^{m}=1+mx+\frac{m(m-1)}{2!}x^{2}+ \frac{m(m-1)(m-2)}{3!}x^{3}+\frac{m(m-1)(m-2)(m-3)}{4!}x^{4}+...........

    Just sub in m=-2, \;\ x=-3t
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