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**Mpmath****Member**- Registered: 2012-10-11
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Hi everyone!

I'm new to the forum and I wanted to share my Pascal's square. The criterion is the same of the triangle. Numbers are obtained from the sum of the numbers in each row and each column. I hope you enjoy it! Any feedback is welcome.

Pascal's square

1 1 2 4 8

1 1 2 4 8

2 2 4 8 16

4 4 8 16 32

8 8 16 32 64

16 16 32 64 128

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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HI Mpmath;

Welcome to the forum. Yours is a little different than Pascals triangle.

Notice that each number is the sum of the two on top of it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**Mpmath****Member**- Registered: 2012-10-11
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Hi,

Thanks for the comment.

But tris square it's not so similar to the Pascal's triangle, because numbers are very different (I notice that all of the square are exponents of 2) and they follow this rule:

1 + 1 = 2

+ + +

1 + 1 = 2

= = =

2 + 2 = 2

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Yes, I did notice that. Keep up the good work!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**Mpmath****Member**- Registered: 2012-10-11
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Thank you very much!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

You are welcome and welcome to the forum.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Hi. Welcome to MIF.

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**Mpmath****Member**- Registered: 2012-10-11
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Hi, thanks.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi MpMath;

May I ask what grade you are in?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I presume he is in the 10th standard.

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**Mpmath****Member**- Registered: 2012-10-11
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Hi,

I'm in the 13th standard.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Ah. I am in 8th (or rather university- either way, I am 12 years old).

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Thank you all for telling me that.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Bobbym, all? You already know that I go to Yale.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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And pardon my mistake, I am 13 years old (I believe I am not allowed to release my age if I am under 13).

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I know that. You told me.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Aha! You were lying.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Lying, not a chance. You did reveal a new fact, I thought you were older than that.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I wish. It is very lonely at a uni.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It can be lonely. You can always talk to me or someone else in here.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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No one there at Yale likes me. I am the handicapped kid using a walker sitting in the corner reading about stem cell research. Literally.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Do not worry. No one here likes you but we will still talk to you.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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....That's not nice

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Just joking. I thought that would make you laugh. Irony is often funny.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Haha. I was laughing, but I am handicapped.

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