ERIC Number: EJ875480
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Abstractor: As Provided
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Beyond Pascal's Triangle
Minor, Darrell P.
AMATYC Review, v26 n2 p19-26 Spr 2005
In "Beyond Pascals Triangle" the author demonstrates ways of using "Pascallike" triangles to expand polynomials raised to powers in a fairly quick and easy fashion. The recursive method could easily be implemented within a spreadsheet, or simply by using paper and pencil. An explanation of why the method works follows the several examples that are provided.
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Computation, Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Community Colleges, Mathematical Concepts, Spreadsheets
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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