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DescriptionIn this session, six high school students: Magda, Angela, Michelle, Robert, Sherly, and Ashley, meet to solve the 2-colors, 5-tall Towers Problem. First, the researchers begin by asking questions...

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DescriptionIn this one-on-one interview with Angela when she was in high school, she discusses how she solved the Towers problem three days earlier when she worked with Magda. The researcher prompts her to start...

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DescriptionIn this session, four high school students: Magda, Angela, Michelle, and Sherly, work on the Pizza Problem as described in the task previously mentioned. The researchers start by having a student,...

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TitleNight session, Pascal's identity, clip 3 of 7: further explorations of factorials and combinations

DescriptionThis is the third of seven clips from the night session. The four students (Ankur, Jeff, Michael, and Romina) investigate the reason for dividing n! by (n-x)! and x! when calculating “n choose...

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DescriptionThis is the second of seven clips from the night session. In it, Jeff, Michael, and Romina, along with Ankur (who has just arrived), use the analogy they call “people on a line” to investigate...

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DescriptionIn this full-session, raw footage video, students have come to school in the evening for a night session. The group, made up of Jeff, Michael and Romina begin discussing the coefficients of the...

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DescriptionThis is the last of seven clips from the night session. The students (Ankur, Jeff, Michael, and Romina) explain to Brian, a late-comer, the meaning of Pascal’s Identity (the addition rule for...

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TitleNight session, Pascal's identity, clip 1 of 7: thinking about the meaning of combinatorics notation

DescriptionThis is the first of seven clips from the night session. In it, Jeff, Michael, and Romina discuss the coefficients of the binomial expansion, specifically (a+b) to the 10th power. In attempting to...

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DescriptionThis is the sixth of seven clips from the night session. After Jeff draws Pascal’s Triangle in what the students call “choose” notation, the researcher asks the students to express an instance...

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DescriptionThis is the fifth of seven clips from the night session. The students (Ankur, Jeff, Michael, and Romina) have been discussing Pascal’s Triangle. The researcher rewrites row 3 of Pascal’s...