# How do you use the binomial series to expand #(1-x^3)^(1/2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 21, 2017

You can't - the Binomial Theorem only applies to binomials raised to integer powers.

You can maybe recognize this more clearly if you rewrite it as a root:

There are no ways to "expand" a square root, so you really can't do anything unless you know what