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Pizzas, Towers, and Binomials

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Tree Diagram Mathematical Idea Addition Rule Early Grade Personal Notation 
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Copyright information

© 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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