Pizzas, Towers, and Binomials

  • Lynn D. Tarlow
Part of the Mathematics Education Library book series (MELI, volume 47)


In the previous chapter, we observed a cohort of tenth-grade students as theyinvestigated the connections among the pizza problems, the towers problems, thebinomial coefficients, and Pascal’s Triangle, leading to their increased understandingof the meaning of the numbers in Pascal’s Triangle and how the triangle grows.


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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Secondary EducationThe City College of the City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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