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Secrets Of Mental Math

The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightening Calculation and Amazing Maths Tricks

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Secrets Of Mental Math by Arthur Benjamin
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"Easy-to-follow tactics to handle mental arithmetics"
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A good source for those interested in mental calculations, as this book introduces its readers to some easy techniques to handle arithmetics calculator-free. But, you need to practice. Just reading through is not going to get you there.

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Did you know it's easier to add and subtract from left to right, rather than the other way around? That it's possible to square a three-digit number in mere seconds? Regardless of their skill level, with this book, anyone can mentally calculate complex problems with amazing ease.

Author Biography

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 of Scientific American, the publisher of Skeptic magazine, and the author of several science books. He lives in Altadena, California.
Release date NZ
October 15th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Three Rivers Press
Pages
224
Dimensions
132x203x17
ISBN-13
9780307338402
Product ID
2039556

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