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Author Benjamin, Arthur.

Title Secrets of mental math : the mathemagician's guide to lightning calculation and amazing math tricks / Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Three Rivers Press, [2006]
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Description xxiv, 278 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Note Originally published as: Mathemagics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-272) and index.
Contents 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 -- The art of "guesstimation" -- Math for the board : pencil-and-paper multiplication -- A memorable chapter -- The tough stuff made easy : advanced multiplication -- Mathematical magic.
Subject Mental arithmetic -- Study and teaching.
Magic tricks in mathematics education.
Mental calculators.
Added Author Shermer, Michael.
Added Title Mathemagics.
ISBN 0307338401 (pbk.)
Standard No. 9780307338402
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