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					    ACTIVATING STRATEGY FOR MATH 1 UNIT 2, ESSENTIAL QUESTION #3
                Fill in the missing numbers in Pascal's Triangle

   1. Fill “1”s all the way down the left and right outer hexagons.
   2. Fill in the remaining hexagons by adding the values of the two hexagons above it.




                                        1

                                    1       1

                                1       2        1

                            1       3       3        1

                                        6        4       1

                                            10               1




List 5 patterns that you notice:
Pattern 1: _______________________________________________________________
Pattern 2:_______________________________________________________________
Pattern 3: _______________________________________________________________
Pattern 4: _______________________________________________________________
Pattern 5: _______________________________________________________________

Using a colored pencil, color in all even values. List something that you notice about the patterns
that result. Based on coloring, predict what the pattern of the next row would be. Verify that this
is true by finding the numerical values.