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Friday, March 11 • 11:00am - 11:45am
May the Force of Math be With You! LIMITED

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Star Wars is an icon of our society. While the story is pure fantasy, a lot of “fun” math can be derived from this epic saga. How long does it take to travel from Coruscant to Tatooine with the Millennium Falcon? Why does Yoda flip before striking with his Light Saber? How much energy is in a Light Saber anyway? How much power does it take to destroy a planet? Galactic shattering questions like these will be addressed in this workshop. Topics presented here are suitable for Math 143, Math 171 and Math 172.

Speakers
avatar for Rudy Beharrysingh

Rudy Beharrysingh

Director of Parsons Math Lab, UNC-Asheville
Of course I love math, both applied and abstract. I also am a proponent of environmental awareness. Math is an effective tool is demonstrating environmental issues and solutions.



Friday March 11, 2016 11:00am - 11:45am
Room 301

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