Pascal's Triangle: Definition and Use with Polynomials


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What is Pascal's Triangle?

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1. The outside edge of Pascal Triangle shows what number?

2. A few interesting facts about Pascal's Triangle are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Pascal's triangle is a number pattern that creates a pyramid, or triangle, shape out of the binomial coefficients, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of this concept. You'll be tested on Pascal's Triangle and how to use this concept to expand and determine the terms of a polynomial expression.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Describing Pascal's Triangle
  • The characteristics of Pascal's Triangle
  • Using this concept to expand polynomial expressions
  • Defining terms using polynomial expressions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on Pascal's Triangle from the related lesson on this topic
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of Pascal's Triangle to expand polynomial expressions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding using Pascal's Triangle with polynomials
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of Pascal's Triangle

Additional Learning

To learn more about using Pascal's Triangle with polynomials, review the accompanying lesson on this topic. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe and discuss Pascal's Triangle
  • Understand how to use Pascal's Triangle to expand polynomial expressions
  • Discuss what each line in the triangle represents for a polynomial expression