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Alissa S. Crans, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Loyola Marymount University, introduces viewers to the Catalan numbers, which take on a variety of different guises as they provide the solution to numerous problems throughout mathematics.
More on the Catalan numbers can be found at MathWorld and at Wikipedia and at http://www-math.mit.edu/~rstan/ec/. This video is accessible to the general public, including gifted elementary school students.
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