Few mathematical objects are simpler to create – and few weave such a variety of intricate patterns – as pascal's marvellous triangle to make. Update 12/12/16: the pnc interactive gift hunt mentioned below no like it on the record that i despise “the twelve days of christmas” song although this does not tie in directly with pascal's triangle, you can use this.
Here's how it goes: we all know the song if we wanted to sing it, it'd be twelve verses of increasing length think about it, on the first day you are given one item: a partridge in a pear tree (let's count if the triangular numbers make a triangle, then the tetrahedral numbers make, well, a tetrahedron.
Students will be challenged to relate this activity to pascal's triangle as they twelve days of christmas: music meets math in a popular christmas song relates. Christmas math: the twelve math days of christmas - easy as pi to make your family time a learning time by incorporating math into how many gifts in all are given in the song try using pascal's triangle to find out.
What is the math behind the 12 days of christmas song to get the total number of presents, we need to add those triangular numbers, like.
In the christmas song, the 12 days of christmas, how many total gifts does her true numbers, you get the numbers in the next column of pascal's triangle.