Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Age Level

14-18 18+
12:45pm - 1:30pm

The Power of Primes

Prime numbers are the building blocks of arithmetic. But how do mathematicians think about primes? Come dive into the dizzying world of pure mathematics. Learn what prime numbers can tell us about Fermat’s Last Theorem, chaos theory, the Sierpinski triangle, and more of your favorite mathematical theorems and structures! You don’t need to remember your high school math classes to enjoy this talk. Just come and prepare to jump in!

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This presentation will be repeated from 3:15-4:00pm in Room 207b, Level 2.

Presented by:

Dr. Holly Krieger

University of Cambridge

Dr. Holly Krieger is the Corfield Lecturer at the University of Cambridge and Director of Studies and Fellow in Maths at Murray Edwards College, one of the few women-only Cambridge…