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Author: C Goodman-Strauss Kyle Kellams

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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!
196 Episodes
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HR. CardColm

HR. CardColm

2012-04-1314:201

Colm Mulcahy joins us to share some of his card magic!
HQ. Newton v Leibnitz

HQ. Newton v Leibnitz

2012-03-2610:25

A break from puzzling to discuss the history of the great Newton-Liebnitz dispute over the invention of Calculus, with the playwright Todd Taylor.
HP. Happy Root 10 Day

HP. Happy Root 10 Day

2012-03-1609:37

For procrastinators...
Madness in the aisles...
HN. Barbette

HN. Barbette

2012-02-2710:09

The great aerialist Barbette makes an wholly gratuitous appearance on the Math Factor, and a few quick puzzles.
HM. Five Cards

HM. Five Cards

2012-02-1711:46

Big math news, answers and a quick and easy puzzle.
HL. Bear Hunt

HL. Bear Hunt

2012-02-1009:40

Kyle stumps Chaim, and we revisit a neat twist on an old chestnut
HK. Spiders and Fly

HK. Spiders and Fly

2012-02-0309:58

Another pursuit puzzle from the Math Factor
HJ. Strange Suitor

HJ. Strange Suitor

2012-01-2707:11

An odd marriage proposal...
Hi! Getting Closer

Hi! Getting Closer

2012-01-1606:58

How close can we get to exactly one glass of water?
HH. Corpuscle Candy

HH. Corpuscle Candy

2012-01-1111:46

Hot piles of M&M's!
HG. Two Love

HG. Two Love

2012-01-0108:17

Numbers, numbers numbers... hadn't noticed there are so many of them.
HF. True Love

HF. True Love

2011-12-2301:29

In which Chaim ponders how much his true love loves him truly.
HE. On Cake and Coffee

HE. On Cake and Coffee

2011-12-1212:55

In which we discuss the mystery of cooling coffee.
And we're back in the studio together again! Lots of great stuff to come!
Check out the Strongly Connected Components podcast at acmescience.com
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.
HA! Conway on Gardner

HA! Conway on Gardner

2010-06-2857:23

John H. Conway on his friendship with Martin Gardner.
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!
A conversation with Greg Chaitin, creator of Chaitin's Omega and author, most recently, of MetaMath!! These ideas are well worth a close listen.
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