Archive for January, 2016

Screenshot 2016-01-22 13.28.18Imagine being able to accomplish calculations faster than a calculator!  Dr. Art Benjamin has unlocked the Secrets of Mental Math and performs complex calculations in his head with ease. He will perform and explain how to mentally add and multiply numbers, how to figure out the day of the week of any day in history, and other amazing feats of mind.

Metroplex Math Circle is pleased to provide this opportunity for free to the public thanks to our sponsor,  AwesomeMath Academy.

Benjamin has delivered TED talks and has made numerous radio and television appearances, including on The Today Show, CNN, National Public Radio, the BBC and The Colbert Report.

“Secrets of Mental Math”

Who: Dr. Arthur Benjamin, magician and professor of mathematics, Harvey Mudd College

What:Secrets of Mental Math” — a lecture based on his popular book of the same name, learn this mathematician’s techniques for lightening calculation and amazing math tricks.

When: 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4th

Where: Hoblitzelle Hall (Room 2.402)

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complete-graphPlease join us between 2-3:30pm in room 2.305 of the ECSS building on the campus of UTD for this exciting talk.  Austin Marstaller, a mathematics major at UTD, will present the topic of Graph Theory.  A graph consists of some points called vertices connected together by some lines called edges. Many interesting questions arise in graph coloring problems in which the edges and/or vertices are colored following some restrictions. In this talk, I will introduce graph theory and explore some interesting graph coloring problems such as representing Sudoku as a colored graph.

***Important Notice***

If you wish to sign up for the AMC 10A/12A (February 2nd) and/or the AMC 10B/12B (February 17th), registration will take place IN PERSON during this event. There is a $10 fee per student per test.  If the student’s school offers the test, you may not register to take it at UTD.  Contact kathy.cordeiro@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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