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February 28, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Faculty/Administration #1140 | Map
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free

Speaker: Bruce Corrigan-Salter, Lecturer, Wayne State Department of Mathematics

Title: Music and Mathematics

Abstract: In this talk, we will discuss the mathematics of tuning systems. We will start by considering the tuning system of Pythagoras of Samos and will move through the ages toward a description of modern tuning systems including equal temperament. This talk is intended for all undergraduate students who have a love of math and/or music. 


For more information about this event, please contact Department of Mathematics at 313-577-2479 or