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Secrets of Mental Math

The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

by Arthur Benjamin Author · Michael Shermer Author

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These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers.

Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends--and yourself--with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned "mathemagician" Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought possible, dramatically improve your memory for numbers, and--maybe for the first time--make mathematics fun.

Yes, even you can learn to do seemingly complex equations in your head; all you need to learn are a few tricks. You'll be able to quickly multiply and divide triple digits, compute with fractions, and determine squares, cubes, and roots without blinking an eye. No matter what your age or current math ability, Secrets of Mental Math will allow you to perform fantastic feats of the mind effortlessly. This is the math they never taught you in school.

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Publication Details

Publisher:
Crown/Archetype
Imprint:
Three Rivers Press
Publication Date:
2008

Format

  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe PDF eBook 1.4 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 78.3 MB

Arthur Benjamin (Author)

Arthur Benjamin is a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. He is also a professional magician and performs his mixture of math and magic all over the world.Michael Shermer is host of the Caltech public lecture s...

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