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Math Encounters — Online: "Mathemagic with a Deck of Cards" with Colm Mulcahy

Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00 pm EDT (New York)

Amaze and amuse your family and friends armed with just a deck of cards and a little insider knowledge, thanks to blogger, author, and Spelman College math professor Colm Mulcahy.  Professor Mulcahy will demonstrate, explain, and teach several original mathemagical creations that will highlight the power of mathematics to educate and entertain.  BYOC (Bring Your Own Cards)!

Special introduction by Matt Baker, Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean, Georgia Tech College of Sciences.

Note: Colm will include a trick he learned from the late John Conway.

Math Encounters poster

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Math Encounters is MoMath’s popular free public presentation series celebrating the spectacular world of mathematics, produced with support from the Simons Foundation.

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May 6th, 2020 from  7:00 pm to  8:30 pm
MoMath Online
United States