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#26 2012-10-16 14:24:52

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi;

Perhaps, the other was too personal of a question. I have no problem with what you are.

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#27 2012-10-17 02:44:11

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Meh.

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#28 2012-10-17 03:00:55

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Re: Pascal's square

Hmmmm. There is that word again.

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#29 2012-10-17 03:13:05

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Re: Pascal's square

Meh. By the way, sorry for hijacking this thread.

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#30 2012-10-30 02:23:44

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi everyone;

I notice that in Pascal's square I can begin with every number instead 1 And the numbers of the square are exponents of 2 multiplied by that numbers. Here an example with 3:

3       3       6      12      24      48       96

3        3       6      12      24      48       96

6        6      12     24      48      96      192

12     12     24     48      96     192     384

24     24     48     96     192    384     768

48     48     96    192    384    768    1536

96     96    192   384    768   1536   3072

Which is the result of

3x1  3x1  3x2  3x4

3x1  3x1  3x2  3x4

3x2  3x2  3x4  3x8

3x4  3x4  3x4  3x16

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#31 2012-10-30 03:55:00

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi Mpmath;

Sorry I could not get to you before but I had much work. Okay, also your columns are what is called a full history recurrence.

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#32 2012-10-30 04:13:01

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Re: Pascal's square

Thanks bobbym.

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#33 2012-10-30 04:18:16

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi;

Have you tried primes in the top row?

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#34 2012-10-30 04:53:06

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Re: Pascal's square

I tried. This is the result:

2    3    5    7    11
2    3    5    7    11
4    6   10   14   22
8   12  20   28   44
16 24  40   56   88

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#35 2012-10-30 05:01:11

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi;

And what did you notice?

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#36 2012-10-30 05:24:03

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Re: Pascal's square

The sum of the numbers of each row doesn't give a right result, but all numbers are the product of the prime and all exponents of 2.

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#37 2012-10-30 05:39:38

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Re: Pascal's square

Okay, just wanted to see what happens.

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#38 2012-10-30 05:54:32

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Re: Pascal's square

I think that the square with prime numbers is not a Pascal's square, but it's still an intersting disposition of numbers.

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#39 2012-10-30 07:36:43

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Re: Pascal's square

By what principle do you exactly get each number of the square?

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#40 2012-10-30 07:42:29

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi;
Here is the proceedings:

1

1 = 1
=    =
1 = 1

1 + 1 = 2
+    +    +
1 + 1 = 2
=    =    =
2 + 2 = 4

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#41 2012-10-30 08:42:38

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Re: Pascal's square

It might be interesting to have different rules. For example: add the numbers above, left and diagonal-above-left.

1 1  1  1
1 3  5  7
1 5 13 25

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#42 2012-10-30 09:53:50

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Re: Pascal's square

Of course. There are so many rules that we can use. For example we can only add the numbers in each row, or in each column, using different kinds of successions. These mustn't be just Pascal's square with one rule.

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#43 2012-10-30 10:04:47

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Re: Pascal's square

MathsIsFun wrote:

It might be interesting to have different rules. For example: add the numbers above, left and diagonal-above-left.

1 1  1  1
1 3  5  7
1 5 13 25

This seems more in the spirit of Pascal's triangle.

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#44 2012-10-30 10:27:23

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Re: Pascal's square

Well, this

1  1  1  1
1  3  5  7
1 5 13 25

Is a Pascal's square, similar to the triangle. The rule is the same, but numbers are very different.

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#45 2012-10-30 16:11:26

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Re: Pascal's square

That one has the rule the one to the left plus the two on top.

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#46 2012-10-30 19:24:12

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Re: Pascal's square

A Pascal's square has more rules And possibilities than a Pascal's triangle.

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#47 2012-10-30 22:27:38

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Re: Pascal's square

I also find another square, similiar to that of MathIsFun. The only different is that numbers on the first column and on the first row are exponents of 2. This is the square:

1  1  2   4
1  3  6  12
2  6 15 33
4 12 33 81

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#48 2012-10-30 22:35:29

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi;

What is the rule that is generating each row?

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#49 2012-10-30 23:09:18

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi;

Add the numbers above, left and diagonal-above-left, just like the square of MathIsFun. But in mine also the numbers in the first row and in the first column are exponents of 2, obtained by the sum of the numbers.

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#50 2012-10-30 23:29:49

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Re: Pascal's square

Hi;

Yes, I see that now, thanks.

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