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Arthur Benjamin        

Smallwood Family Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College

Dr. Arthur Benjamin is the Smallwood Family Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. He has been repeatedly honored by the Mathematical Association of America for his teaching and writing, and was recently selected by Princeton Review as one of The Best 300 Professors in America. He is also a professional magician and one of the world's fastest mental calculators.

Dr. Benjamin has given 3 TED talks which have been viewed over 20 million times. He has demonstrated and explained his calculating talents to audiences all over the world and has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Today Show, CNN, and The Colbert Report. He has been featured in Scientific American, Omni, Discover, People, Esquire, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Reader's Digest. Reader's Digest calls him "America's Best Math Whiz." His newest book is called “The Magic of Math: Solving for X and Figuring out Why.”

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Art Benjamin's Mental Math - NYTimes.com - NYTimes.com

Fast – what's 35 x 35? Learn the secrets of lightning mental calculation with mathemagician Arthur Benjamin.

'Mathemagician' Arthur Benjamin performs for David Posnack ...

Arthur Benjamin didn't pull a rabbit out of a hat or similar tricks, but his brand of magic recently impressed his audience in Davie.The "mathemagician" and math  ...

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