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Explore Patterns in Pascal's Triangle

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Author:Jeremy Baer
Description: In 1653, a French mathematician named Blaise Pascal described a triangular arrangement of numbers corresponding to the probabilities involved in flipping coins, or the number of ways to choose n objects from a group of m indistinguishable objects. It turns out that Pascal's triangle holds many interesting numeric patterns. You can explore them with this applet.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Number Sense/About Numbers, Fractals

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