pascal's patterns








1 















1 

1 













1 

2 

1 











1 

3 

3 

1 









1 

4 

6 

4 

1 







1 

5 

10 

10 

5 

1 





1 

6 

15 

20 

15 

6 

1 



1 

7 

21 

35 

35 

21 

7 

1 

1 

8 

28 

56 

70 

56 

28 

8 

1 
What is the sum of each row? Find a way to describe the pattern of sums by comparing each row's sum to the corresponding row number.

Extensions 
What other patterns do you notice in this triangle of numbers? 

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