Member Appreciation Event: The Magic of Math presented by Dr. Arthur T. Benjamin

  • 19 May 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Phoenix Country Club (at 7th Street and Thomas)

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** FOR WP&BC MEMBERS ONLY **

Take a moment now to register for this fun and entertaining lunch.  The cost is

only $10 for a delicious lunch and

 raffle prizes.

 

 

Thursday, May 19, 2016

11:30am to 1:00pm

Phoenix Country Club

7th Street and Thomas Road

 

 

Presented by Dr. Arthur T. Benjamin

 

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! 

 


Professor Arthur T. Benjamin, Ph.D.

Dr. Arthur T. Benjamin is Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. He earned a Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences from Johns Hopkins University in 1989. Professor Benjamin's teaching has been honored repeatedly by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). In 2000, he received the MAA Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo National Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. The MAA also named Professor Benjamin the 2006-2008 George Pólya Lecturer. In 2012, Princeton Review profiled him in The Best 300 Professors. He is a professional magician, whose techniques are explained in his book Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks. Professor Benjamin also served for five years as coeditor of Math Horizons magazine. An avid games player, Dr. Benjamin is a past winner of the American Backgammon Tour and has written more than 15 papers on the mathematics of games and puzzles. Professor Benjamin has appeared on dozens of television and radio programs and has been featured in publications, including Scientific American, People, and The New York Times. In 2005, Reader's Digest called him America's Best Math Whiz.


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