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Select the correct answer. What is the correct expansion of the binomial (x + y)5? A. x5 + 5x4y + 10x3y2 + 10x3y3 + 5xy4 + y5 B. x5 + 5x4y + 10x3y2 + 10x2y3 + 5xy4 + y4 C. x5 + 5x4y + 10x3y2 + 10x2y3 + 5xy4 + y5 D. x5 + 5x4y4 + 10x3y3 + 10x2y2 + 5xy + y5

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Answer: Β  C. Β x^5 + 5x^4y + 10x^3y^2 + 10x^2y^3 + 5xy^4 + y^5 Step-by-step explanation:Wrong terms are bolded:A. x5 + 5x4y + 10x3y2 + 10x3y3 + 5xy4 + y5 B. x5 + 5x4y + 10x3y2 + 10x2y3 + 5xy4 + y4 C. x5 + 5x4y + 10x3y2 + 10x2y3 + 5xy4 + y5 D. x5 + 5x4y4 + 10x3y3 + 10x2y2 + 5xy + y5The sum of exponents should always be 5.