In general, Java applets do not do algebra unless they are specifically designed for it. Here we will illustrate with an example.
The following Java applet multiplies out the polynomials 1 x and 1 + x + x2 + . . . + xn. All you need to supply is n.
Try different values of n in the applet above. What is the general formula suggested by these calculations?
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