From Pascal to Sierpenski

Presented by Doris Thornton and Olivia Cunningham


To introduce fractuals using the relationship between Pascal and Serpenski's triangles.

Process Skills

  1. Re-enforcing simple addtion.
  2. Use of the calculator
  3. Distinquishing between odd and even numbers
  4. Recognizing patterns.


  1. worksheets
  2. . calculators
  3. color pencils


  1. Formation of groups of fours.
  2. Fill in the missing numbers in the Pascal triangle.
  3. Color odd and even numbers in two distinct colors.
  4. Record observations of both triangles.
  5. Conclusion:

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