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|Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)|
|Arthur T. Benjamin eschews the usual trappings of the magician's trade. Calling himself a mathemagician, he astonishes audiences with amazing feats of mental arithmetic. Behind the scenes, he reveals how you, too, can look like a genius without really trying. A math professor at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, Benjamin has brought his particular brand of prestidigitation to a wide variety of appreciative audiences. Benjamin's act is a striking demonstration of how miraculous fairly ordinary, simple mathematical machinery can appear when you don't really know what's going on under the hood...|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Math Topics:||Number Sense/About Numbers, Sequences and Sets|
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