This lesson covers how to observe and use the connection between Pascal’s Triangle and expanded binomials to assist in expanding binomials.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Pascal's triangle turns out to be a perfect method to analyze probabilities in the game of Plinko. (I may want more pictures.)
Study guide for polynomial expansion and Pascal's triangle.