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A brief, weekly math conversation and puzzle, airing on KUAF 91.3 FM, Fayetteville Arkansas. Send your answers, comments, questions, puzzles, or cash, to mathfactor@uark.edu!

A brief, weekly math conversation and puzzle, airing on KUAF 91.3 FM, Fayetteville Arkansas. Send your answers, comments, questions, puzzles, or cash, to mathfactor@uark.edu!
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United States

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A brief, weekly math conversation and puzzle, airing on KUAF 91.3 FM, Fayetteville Arkansas. Send your answers, comments, questions, puzzles, or cash, to mathfactor@uark.edu!

Language:

English


Episodes

HR. CardColm

4/13/2012
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Colm Mulcahy joins us to share some of his card magic!

Duration:00:14:20

HQ. Newton v Leibnitz

3/26/2012
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A break from puzzling to discuss the history of the great Newton-Liebnitz dispute over the invention of Calculus, with the playwright Todd Taylor.

Duration:00:10:25

HP. Happy Root 10 Day

3/16/2012
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For procrastinators...

Duration:00:02:28

HO. Crazies On The Plane

3/9/2012
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Madness in the aisles...

Duration:00:06:32

HN. Barbette

2/27/2012
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The great aerialist Barbette makes an wholly gratuitous appearance on the Math Factor, and a few quick puzzles.

Duration:00:10:09

HM. Five Cards

2/17/2012
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Big math news, answers and a quick and easy puzzle.

Duration:00:11:46

HL. Bear Hunt

2/10/2012
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Kyle stumps Chaim, and we revisit a neat twist on an old chestnut

Duration:00:09:40

HK. Spiders and Fly

2/3/2012
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Another pursuit puzzle from the Math Factor

Duration:00:09:58

HJ. Strange Suitor

1/27/2012
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An odd marriage proposal...

Duration:00:07:10

Hi! Getting Closer

1/16/2012
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How close can we get to exactly one glass of water?

Duration:00:06:58

HH. Corpuscle Candy

1/11/2012
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Hot piles of M&M's!

Duration:00:11:46

HG. Two Love

1/1/2012
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Numbers, numbers numbers... hadn't noticed there are so many of them.

Duration:00:08:17

HF. True Love

12/23/2011
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In which Chaim ponders how much his true love loves him truly.

Duration:00:01:29

HE. On Cake and Coffee

12/12/2011
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In which we discuss the mystery of cooling coffee.

Duration:00:12:55

HD. The Math Factor Returns

12/4/2011
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And we're back in the studio together again! Lots of great stuff to come!

Duration:00:04:34

HC. Strongly Connected Components

7/14/2011
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Check out the Strongly Connected Components podcast at acmescience.com

Duration:00:33:19

HB. Puzzlers Pegg and Stephens

4/9/2011
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Back with an interview with two fantastic puzzlers, Ed Pegg (mathpuzzle.com) and James Stephens (puzzlebeast.com) Check out mathfactor.uark.edu for lots of links to the puzzles and people they talk about.

Duration:00:39:09

HA! Conway on Gardner

6/28/2010
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John H. Conway on his friendship with Martin Gardner.

Duration:00:57:23

The Math Factor Takes a Bow

5/9/2010
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We are taking the summer off (at a minimum) but check back in a while for new segments. And don't forget to drop us a line!

Duration:00:01:32

GY. Conversation with Greg Chaitin

4/5/2010
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A conversation with Greg Chaitin, creator of Chaitin's Omega and author, most recently, of MetaMath!! These ideas are well worth a close listen.

Duration:01:02:19