2019 Festival: The Mathematical Games of Numberphile | National Math Festival
Dr. Krieger holding up some cards with "Numberphile"

2019 Festival: The Mathematical Games of Numberphile

Saturday May 4, 2019 from 11:00am - 11:25am ET

Come see excerpts from two of Dr Holly Krieger’s favorite Numberphile videos, and grill her on the mathematics behind the scenes! You’ll learn about an addictive mathematical game of solitaire called the Dollar Game, and how to use math to defeat your friends at Penney’s game.

Room 209ab, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Dr. Holly Krieger

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 colleges. She is well-known as a guest on the YouTube channel Numberphile, where her videos on the fascinating arithmetic and dynamical features of the Mandelbrot set have drawn millions of views.... Learn more