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February 5th, 2016, 11:04 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Feb 2016 From: Oregon Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Relating Pascal's Triangle and Compound Interest
I hope that this is the right forum to post this question. In exploring the relationship between compound interest and Pascal's Triangle, I've become stuck at trying to explain why I would greatly appreciate it if someone could explain the intermediary steps taken to come to this conclusion. 
February 5th, 2016, 01:21 PM  #2  
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February 5th, 2016, 02:32 PM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Feb 2016 From: Oregon Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 
Apparently what I had was completely wrong, so could somebody tell me if the equations below are correct? At least one of them should be incorrect. Thanks First: Second: Third: 
February 5th, 2016, 03:00 PM  #4 
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The first one is right, the second and third ones are wrong. They equal $n!$.


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