Arthur T. Benjamin is an American mathematician, magician, writer, speaker, professor at Harvey Mudd College, and author of the book The Magic of Math.
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Arthur T. Benjamin is a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College who specializes in combinatorics.  He is known for mental math capabilities and "Mathemagics" performances in front of live audiences.  His mathematical abilities have been highlighted in newspaper and magazine articles, at TED Talks and on The Colbert Report.  He is the author of several books, including The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring out Why.
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Birthdate
Mar 19th, 1961
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
1 hour, 32 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 646444