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Secrets of Mental Math
By Michael Shermer

Secrets of Mental Math

The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Mental Math Tricks

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Secrets of Mental Math by Michael Shermer

Book Description

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307338402
ISBN-10: 0307338401
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 132mm x 17mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Three Rivers Press
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Shermer

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.

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