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Mathematics Program presents

Mathematical Puzzles that Stretch Your Intuition

A lecture by Peter Winkler, Dartmouth College

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Humans are not born with perfect mathematical intuition, to say the least, yet most decisions we make are based on "feel," not calculation. Today you will hear some mind-boggling puzzles (some with solutions, some without) that are designed to help you adjust your intuition when it's about to run off the rails. This talk is aimed at college students (and at anyone who likes to have their mind boggled!).

For more information, call 845-758-7900, or e-mail gregland@bard.edu.

Location: Hegeman 308