Colour the ring of 6 connected hexagons
that have a sum of 10 in green.
Colour the 2 rings of 6 connected
hexagons with a sum of 37 in blue.
Colour the 3 rings of 6
connected hexagons that have
a sum of 82 or 434 in purple.
Colour the 4 rings of 6
connected hexagons that
have a sum of 145 or
2244 in red.
Continue the
pattern
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Level 1  Fill in the numbers on a blank triangular grid
Level 2  Colour in the even numbers to produce a surprising pattern
Level 3  Colour in the multiples of 3 to produce a surprising pattern
Level 4  Colour in the remainders when dividing by four in different colours
Level 5  Colour in sets of six connected hexagons that have given sums
Level 6  Use a calculator to find particularly large numbers from Pascal's Triangle
Level 7  Learn about the binomial theorem by answering questions about expanding brackets
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Each number in Pascal's Triangle is the sum of the two numbers immediately above.
The numbers on the sloping outside edges are all one.
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