From Pascal to Sierpenski
Students are introduced to fractals by using the relationship between Pascal and Serpenski's triangles. The operation of addition is reinforced and so is the recognizing of patterns.
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Saxon Math: Algebra 2 (Section 7)
Section seven of twelve turns the mathematical eye toward higher-level concepts. From radians in the unit circle to the complex number system, logarithms to advanced factoring methods, this lesson—just past the halfway point in the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Permutations and Combinations
Counting is not all it adds up to be — sometimes it involves multiplying. The lesson introduces permutations and combinations as ways of counting, depending upon whether order is important. Pupils learn about factorials and the formulas...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the Binomial Theorem
A comprehensive lesson that explores and researches Pascal's triangle and relates its properties to the Binomial Theorem through a variety of lessons. Have the class practice expanding polynomials using the theorem. A few other formulas...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
The Mathematical Secrets of Pascal’s Triangle
This modern animation and discussion of the ancient secrets of Pascal's triangle manages to be topical, engaging, and mathematically deep all at the same time. A great introduction to the power of number theory across multiple math...
5 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable