as renowned mathemagician Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do. Benjamin, Arthur. Secrets of mental math: the mathemagician’s guide to lightning calculation and amazing math tricks / Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer.— 1st ed. Random House for their support of this book. Special thanks to. Natalya . Arthur Benjamin’s mental math tips are very easy to learn, yet still appear impressive to the casual observer. Towards the end of the book, there are some real.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x He then gives you new ways of seeing numbers such that, once these various patterns become familiar, you are able to employ tricks to getting the math done quickly. He combines his love to both math and magic in this book.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. Also contained within are biographies Contains techniques for lightning fast mental calculation and other things for elementary mathematics and random tricks. Apr 26, Jessica rated it really liked it Shelves: Secrets Of Mental Math: Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? When I couldn’t do what the book was suggesting, just gave up.

Secrets of Mental Math

The answer ends in Return to Book Page. One of his first examples is how to square a two-digit number that ends in 5.


I checked it out from the library and had it for at least two months. Jun 03, Pages. I learned some cool ways to do quick math, along with some ways that I can mathemagjc my students. Just the chapter on multiplication in less than 5 minutes helped me understand the math curriculum theories for my sons’ elementary school better than I’ve received from any teacher or the principal.

Thank you so much. Aug 08, Pages. The techniques listed in the book are a bit counter intuitive, but they work pretty well. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

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I really liked this book, and its accompanying video CD. See all 5 questions about Secrets of Mental Math…. Books by Arthur T. The author of this book calls himself a mathemagician.

Hook the end of the book, there are some real showstoppers, but even if one only gets halfway through the tricks, you could still impress people at a party a very lame party.

Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician’s Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

Estimate square roots to many decimal places? This book will show you the ways of ebnjamin and many other fantastic mathematical prestidigitation techniques. I ended up skipping a couple of the chapters that deal with very advanced multiplication the pacing of the book leaves something to be desired.


Oct 03, Franco Arda rated it liked it. No matter what your age or current math ability, Secrets of Mental Math will allow you to perform fantastic feats of the mind effortlessly.

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Sep 26, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Lists with This Book.

I arrthur enjoyed both the book and the video course. Beyond that, I learned how to do pretty much all math in my head.

Also by Arthur BenjaminMichael Shermer. I shocked my friends into thinking I was a super genius and with this books helps I won’t stop. So I was not motivated to w I skimmed this book extremely fast so probably not quite fair to give it a rating.

However, the second half had some cool techniques that I didn’t know, and while 4 or 5-digit multiplication problems are just plain difficult as the author admits3 and 4 digit squares are more doable than Xrthur would’ve thought, and perfect cube roots of numbers with up to 6 digits are so easy it’s fun. Couldn’t read through the entire book.