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Sierpinski gasket

[sir′pin·skē ‚gas·kət]
(mathematics)
A fractal which can be constructed by a recursive procedure; at each step a triangle is divided into four new triangles, only three of which are kept for further iterations.
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The children individually created their own Sierpinski Triangle (Figure 2) then joined them to make a very large Sierpinski triangle.
By comparing the pattern of black cells (odd integers) to the shaded parts of the fractal called the Sierpinski triangle, we were guided to the conjecture that as the number of rows of Pascal's triangle increases, so too does the percentage of even numbers, i.
Some are geometric and easy to spot, like a snowflake or the popular example known as the Sierpinski Triangle, a triangle made of so many smaller triangles that the closer you look the more triangles you find.