National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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282- Historical Topics in Mathematics: A Look at Five Interesting Triangles

Thursday, April 26, 2012: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Salon C (Marriott Downtown)
Lead Speaker:
Jim Fulmer
Tom McMillan

The Chinese knew Pascal’s triangle 400 years before Pascal. This presentation will focus on five interesting triangles: Pascal, Chinese, Harmonic, Eüler, and Prime. The speakers will discuss the triangles' histories, similarities, differences, and patterns, and make connections algebra, geometry, probability, number sense and sets, and calculus.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session
Grade Band Audience: General Interest/All Audiences

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