Math is much more than memorizing multiplication and division tables and converting fractions into decimals. There are incredible applications for math in the real world. We'll hear from mathematicians about someone of the ways they're using it practically.
Joining Vermont Edition are:
- Chris Danforth, UVM professor of mathematics and statistics
- Satyan Devadoss, chair of the applied math department at the University of San Diego
- Carl Pomerance, retired mathematics professor at Dartmouth College
- Tom Payeur, math teacher at Winooski High School
- Emily Proctor, mathematics professor at Middlebury College
We'll learn about synchronization, math-inspired art, prime number proofs on the popular show The Big Bang Theory and other fascinating ways math is applied in daily life.
Broadcast live on Monday, May 13, 2019 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.