National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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56- Historical Topics in Mathematics: Pascal's Triangle and Pyramid

Thursday, April 18, 2013: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Mile High 1 C/D (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Jim Fulmer
Lowell Lynde

The Chinese knew Pascal's triangle 500 years before he lived. Explore the Chinese triangle, Pascal's triangle, and Pascal's pyramid. Topics include even and odd numbers, binomial expansions, the Fibonacci sequence, trinomial expansions, the Sierpinski triangle, volume, layers, height, slant height, surface area, and more.

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

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