The rascal triangle A rascal full of surprises!

Magon, Ishaan and Reddy, Maya and Suresh, Rishabh and Jagadeeshan, Shashidhar (2016) The rascal triangle A rascal full of surprises! At Right Angles, 5 (3). pp. 16-20.

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As a teacher, one is always looking for so-called ‘non-standard’ problems. These should be based on material that has been taught, and yet be neither trivial nor too hard. This article illustrates an example of such a nonstandard problem. Reading the article on the Rascal Triangle [1], I felt it would fit the bill, given that it was discovered by students in the first place. As an introduction to the problem, I put down the following six rows (Figure 1), and titled it ‘The Rascal Triangle’

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Pascal triangle, investigation, pattern, prediction, successive differences
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2018 14:12
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2018 14:12
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