# Maths

Use the binomial theorem to evaluate (1.004)^8 correct to 5 decimal places.

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1. Just expand according to Pascal's Triangle, row 8.
Use (a+b)^8 with a=1 and b=0.004
Note that you will only need the first two or three terms, since powers of 0.004 get very small very fast.

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