Club Math and Pi Mu Epsilon present: Mathemagics: the art of mental calculation with Professor Art Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
Dr. Arthur Benjamin is both a professor of mathematics and a magician. He has combined his two loves to create a dynamic presentation called "Mathemagics," suitable for all audiences, where he demonstrates and explains his secrets for performing rapid mental calculations faster than a calculator. Reader's Digest calls him "America's Best Math Whiz". He has presented his high energy talk for thousands of groups throughout the world.
Dr. Benjamin is one of the world's fastest lightning calculators, and he can demonstrate and explain his abilities to any audience. Among the many feats of mind demonstrated: How to mentally multiply enormous numbers (faster than a calculator); How to memorize a 100 digit number; How to figure the day of the week of anyone's birthday, and more! Dr. Benjamin offers a variety of presentations, suitable for schools, conferences, corporate events, and private functions.
His show is ideally suited for:
- Math and Science Groups
- Accountants, Auditors, and Actuaries
- General Audiences
- Inspirational Talks
- Corporate Events
He has performed at numerous institutions and recently appeared as a guest on the Colbert Report. Dr. Benjamin received a standing ovation when he presented part of his show at the TED 2005 meeting. Since the talk went online, it has been viewed over a million times. This event is free but reservations are required. Continue to the reservation form.
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Instructional Center Room 103
Seating will begin at 6:30pm and preference will be given to those with reservations.