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SUMMARY:Math Encounters — Online: "What's the Point: W
hy Math Really Matters" with Nira Chamberlain - Oc
tober 7 at 4:00 pm ET (New York)
DESCRIPTION:Math Encounters &mdash\; Online:\n \n "\;What&
#39\;s the Point: Why Math Really Matters"\;\n
with Nira Chamberlain\n \n Wednesday\, October 7
at 4:00 pm ET (New York)\n \n All around the world
\, children and even some adults ask the question:
&ldquo\;What is the point of mathematics?&rdquo\;
\; The field of mathematical modeling not onl
y helps answer this question\, it can even help qu
ench the human thirst for knowledge. \; Join D
r. Nira Chamberlain\, Chartered Mathematician\, Ch
artered Scientist\, and President of the Institute
of Mathematics and its Applications (United Kingd
om) as he shares applications of mathematical mode
ling\, from serious to fun. \; From the edge o
f our solar system to battling an artificial intel
ligence takeover\, we will see the point of mathem
atics after all.\n \n Special introduction by Evel
yn Lamb\, math and science writer.\n \n To fully p
articipate\, please have the following materials h
andy: \;\n \n \n Deck of cards\n Calculator
with a random number generator functionality (e.g.
\, a calculator app with a RAND function) or this
digital calculator\n \n To use the digital calc
ulator\, press \;the button "\;Get Fractio
ns"\; \;and then press the "\;Again&qu
ot\; button on the next page to generate more rand
om numbers.\n \n \n Paper\n Pencil\n \n \n Thi
s is a live-streamed event. \; Occasional vide
o recordings are made available for a fee at video
s.momath.org.\n \n \n \n This page is for the 4:00
pm ET (New York) \;session. \; \;Clic
k here to register for the 7:00 pm ET (New York)&n
bsp\;session instead.\n \n By registering for a Ma
th Encounters presentation\, you agree that you ma
y be photographed or videotaped by Museum staff an
d associates.\n \n Math Encounters is MoMath&rsquo
\;s popular free public presentation series celebr
ating the spectacular world of mathematics\, produ
ced with support from the Simons Foundation.\n \n
For further information\, call the National Museum
of Mathematics at 212-542-0566 or email mathencou
nters@momath.org.\n \n Please check our online sho
p for books by Math Encounters presenters.
CATEGORIES:Math Encounters
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