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Secrets of mental math : the mathemagician's guide to lightning calculation and amazing math tricks

Arthur Benjamin Michael Shermer; Arthur Benjamin

1st ed.. c2006

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (QA 111 .B44 2006 )()

  • Title:
    Secrets of mental math : the mathemagician's guide to lightning calculation and amazing math tricks
  • Author: Arthur Benjamin
  • Michael Shermer; Arthur Benjamin
  • Description: Quick tricks : easy (and impressive) calculations -- A little give and take : mental addition and subtraction -- Products of a misspent youth : basic multiplication -- New and improved products : intermediate multiplication -- Divide and conquer : mental division -- Good enough : the art of "guesstimation" -- Math for the board : pencil-and-paper math -- A memorable chapter : memorizing numbers -- The tough stuff made easy : advanced multiplication -- Presto-digit-ation : the art of mathematical magic -- Epilogue by Michael Shermer : how math helps us think about weird things.
  • Local Note: acq2016mth
  • Publication Date: c2006
  • Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press
  • Format: xxiv, 278 p. : ill ; 21 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0307338401 (pbk.);ISBN 9780307338402 (pbk.)
  • Subjects: Mental arithmetic -- Study and teaching; Magic tricks in mathematics education; Mental calculators
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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