Pizzas, Towers, and Binomials

  • Lynn D. Tarlow


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


Tree Diagram Mathematical Idea Addition Rule Binomial Coefficient Early Grade 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

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

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