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Thursday, October 24 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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This talk is a compilation of the best mathematical surprises and challenges that I have collected over thirty years of teaching. They are meant to inspire, surprise, intrigue, and frustrate students as they grapple with mathematics.


Tim Pennings

Professor of Mathematics and Chair of the Department, Davenport University
Tim Pennings taught at Hope College (Holland MI) for 25 years while directing the NSF undergraduate research program. His research interests are in dynamical systems and chaos theory, mathematical modeling, and the infinite. He is presently chair of mathematics at Davenport University... Read More →


Ben Herrman

Math Teacher, Holland Christian High School
Ben is in his 9th year as a math teacher at Holland Christian High School. He is passionate about leveraging technology in appropriate ways to increase understanding and sense-making in students. For most of his inspiration, Ben goes to the #MTBOS (Math Twitter Blogosphere) and shamelessly... Read More →

Thursday October 24, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
River Level Suite 4 lower level of the Century Center.