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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

304- The Binomial Theorem: Applications, Theory, History... and Beauty

Friday, April 11, 2014: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Elmwood (Hilton)
Lead Speaker:
Khoon Yu Tan

Mathematicians, from Euclid to Yang Hui, worked extensively on the binomial theorem, taking centuries to refine it and expand its theoretical applications. How did Pascal enter the theorem's limelight? Was there a clash of thought? Come learn about the theorem's connection with other branches of math and its engaging real-life applications.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, Higher Education

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