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Do you know how you can count to infinity using rice and a chess board? Mathematician and FameLab alumnus Kyle Evans doesn’t just have a talent for crunching numbers, he is also an occasional poet and comedian! Sharing his love of maths with you, he’ll explore some truly curious mathematical problems, from Fibonacci based rhyme to tips on how to win the paper folding world championships!

This is the second part in a series of short maths activities. When you double numbers they get big, fast!


Kyle D Evans is an award-winning maths communicator and entertainer who tours the country with mathematical shows for all ages. Here he brings together elements of his ‘Maths Mayhem’ show, which he has performed in England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland.

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Poems and Paradoxes


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