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Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Secrets of Lightning Calculation & Mental Math Tricks (Paperback)

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    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 series, a contributing editor to and monthly columnist ofScientific American, the publisher of Skeptic magazine, and the author of several science books. He lives in Altadena, California.
    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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    ISBN 9780307338402
    Genre MATHEMATICS / Study & Teaching
    Format Paperback
    Pages 224
    Publisher Date 2006-08-22 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Three Rivers Pr
    Copyright Year 2006
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The Mathemagician's Secrets of Lightning Calculation & Mental Math Tricks
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Benjamin, Arthur
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Very good book for kids and adults

      I use this book in order to encourage my kids to think mathematically, in order to solve everyday problems and to help them in their school work. If you want to use it with kids, I recommend looking through the book first on your own and then using and teaching kids the mental math ideas one by one. It's fun and the kids enjoy being able to work calculations out in their head. A bit of work is involved but it's all fun but serves the purpose of encouraging kids to like math because it's practical. It's also useful for adults though. Highly Recommended.

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