Length of Pascal's TriangleDate: 6/13/96 at 9:54:36 From: dhautree Subject: Length of Pascal's Triangle How long was Pascal's Triangle? Date: 6/14/96 at 9:56:15 From: Doctor Patrick Subject: Re: Length of Pascal's Triangle Hi! One of the really cool things about Pascal's triangle is that it goes on forever. Each new row is found by adding up values from the row above it, so given one row of numbers you can always do the addition and find another row from the values you already know. Since numbers are infinite, you will never get to a point where you will run out of numbers, or reach a number to high that you won't be able to add the numbers together (although it may get very hard). Therefore, you will always be able to find the next row. Hope this helps, -Doctor Patrick, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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