Make your own Number Patterns
You can make your own number patterns using coins or matchsticks. Here is an example using coins:
How many coins do you need for Size=5 ?
Can you make a formula that will tell you how many coins are needed for any Size? For example Size=20? The formula may look something like
Here is another example:
Can you come up with a formula for this one?
Now try and make your own patterns!
(Note: There are lots of number patterns in Pascal's Triangle)