# binomial binomial /baɪ ˈnoʊ mi əl/

**Definition(s):**

- (n) (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms
- (adj) of or relating to or consisting of two terms
- (adj) having or characterized by two names, especially those of genus and species in taxonomies

**Usage(s):**

- This is called the
*binomial*theory. - This is called the
*binomial*theory. - At any rate, the mixture of science and religion is curious, as if Billy Sunday had undertaken a sermon on the subject of the
*binomial*theorem.

**News**

Lehi teen recognized for new mathematical approach

For Brock Brown, everything is related. That perspective informed his mind when he created an alternative approach to the binomial theorem as a sophomore.**on**October 30, 2013**Source:**KSL Salt Lake CityHigh School Junior Makes Big Math Discovery

(KUTV) Lehi High School junior Brock Brown doesn't consider himself a great student â he said he gets mostly "B's". Some would disagree with his assessment after he recently discovered an alternative to what's known in math as a binomial expansion. ...**on**October 30, 2013**Source:**KUTV Salt Lake CityBrock’s Theorem: High school student discovers math formula

LEHI -- Before he learned how to drive a car, Lehi High School student Brock Brown designed a simple way to solve binomial expansions.**on**October 27, 2013**Source:**Provo Daily Herald

**Quotes**

- As GK Chesterton wrote, "You cannot evade the issue of God, whether you talk about pigs or the binomial theory, you are still talking about Him."on Apr 9, 2008 By: GK Chesterton Source: Lifesite
- "He's using something that's good to use -- he's using a generating series for the binomial coefficient," Vakil told everyone. "There are other ways of doing it, but this is a particularly elegant way of getting there."on Dec 1, 2006 By: Ravi Vakil Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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