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147- Historical Topics in Mathematics: Patterns on Pascal's Triangle

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
White River Ballroom G/H (JW Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Jim Fulmer
Suzanne Mitchell

The Chinese knew Pascal’s triangle some 500 years before Pascal lived. Patterns continued to be discovered. Topics to be explored include rows; columns; diagonals; powers of eleven and two; binomial expansions with positive and negative integer exponents; probability; hexagons; square, cubic, triangular, Fibonacci, and Catalan numbers; palindromes; and Eüler’s triangle.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12

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