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Coloring Remainders in Pascal's Triangle

This Java applet activity allows students to visually identify more number patterns in Pascal's Triangle by coloring numbers that have the same remainder when divided by the number rolled, thereby practicing division and remainders. A learner rolls a random number, which can be from 1 to the number of rows of the triangle, or enters his/her own choice. There is an auto-color button that will automatically color the correct entries and the number of rows of Pascal's triangle can be increased or decreased. Separate tabs to access information for the learner, the instructor and to seek help are provided.
Contributed by: Shodor, Publisher
Math TopicMathematics History, Number Sense, Basic Operations, Number Concepts, Algebraic Thinking, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorShodor, Publisher
    • Publication Date2004
    • RightsCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License
    • AccessFree access
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    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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