Pascal's Triangle: Pyramid Blocks

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Build a pyramid of sums. An interactive presents the first five rows of Pascal's Triangle as a pyramid. Pupils match missing entries in the pyramid and continue the pattern to determine entries of other rows. The learners use the entries to expand polynomials to various powers.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a mini-lesson on using Pascal's Triangle to expand a binomial
  • Provide brief instruction on how to determine the entries on any row using combinations
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires users to set up a free CK-12 account
Pros

  • If users select the incorrect answer, it shows the correct one
  • Contains hints for some of the challenges
Cons

  • None
Common Core