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Arthur Benjamin:
A performance of "Mathemagic"

TED2005 · 15:14 · Filmed Feb 2005
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Arthur Benjamin: A performance of "Mathemagic"
15:14 · Filmed February 2005 at TED2005 · Subtitles available in 43 languages

In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he do it? He’ll tell you.

Mathemagician
Using daring displays of algorithmic trickery, lightning calculator and number wizard Arthur Benjamin mesmerizes audiences with mathematical mystery and beauty. Full bio
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