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'Human Calculator' featured in Vegas speaking event

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"Human Calculator" Scott Flansburg was put to the test on FOX5 News This Morning on July 9. "Human Calculator" Scott Flansburg was put to the test on FOX5 News This Morning on July 9.
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

How would you like to effortlessly crunch numbers without the help of a calculator?

Author and mathematician Scott Flansburg is slated to teach people at the Downtown Speaking Series his techniques that helped him earn the title of Fastest Human Calculator.

According to organizers of Tuesday's speaking event, Flansburg, who also was featured in a number TV programs, will introduce attendees to the "language of numbers" in a way that will empower folks with simple strategies for everyday math.

Flansburg also holds the Guinness World Record for adding the same number to itself more times in 15 seconds than a person can do using a calculator, organizers said.

The event will be held at the Learning Village at 715 Fremont St. in Las Vegas.

A mixer is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. before the speaking event at 6 p.m.

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