Mathemagic!

Mathemagic!

Number Tricks

Book - 2011
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Number tricks for children.
Publisher: Toronto ; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, c2011
ISBN: 9781554534258
1554534259
Branch Call Number: J 793.74 C
Characteristics: 40 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,23 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Kurisu, Jane 1952-- Illustrator

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thereader321
Jan 25, 2013

Many math tricks helped me with my multiplacation, and also taught me how to fool even the toughest math scholars!

SPL_Childrens Sep 27, 2012

Math can be fun and even magical for young magicians and their audiences with the ideas for clever tricks provided in Lynda Colgan’s Mathemagic!
The math tricks are not intimidating and they vary in their skill requirements. Some are quick and easy to learn, while others will require more skill to perform. Step-by-step instructions and clear explanations of relevant mathematical concepts are accompanied by illustrations on how each trick should be executed. The book has a light-hearted look and tone.
The reasons why the tricks are (or should be) successful are also explained.
Concepts addressed in Mathemagic include multiplication, division, prime factors, the binary number system, the “nine principle,” and the “ten-complement.”
Audiences will be impressed with the computational skills and abilities displayed by young magicians in such feats as Mummy Math, Digital Wizardry, Calculator Magic, Boney Math, card tricks and even fortune telling. Young conjurers will be impressed with their newfound magic skills and math abilities and what child doesn’t have an interest in magic?
So here’s another equation: “Math + Magic = Lots of Fun”!
Author Lynda Colgan is a Scarborough-area mathematics teacher and a collaborator with “The Prime Radicals,” a children’s television program about math.

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michfehr527
Apr 18, 2012

I think this was a good book because it had some useful tricks and some fun tricks to make some people say " How did you do that!"I don't use the tricks though because I am already amazing at math.

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thierach892
Apr 17, 2012

im going to read that book after im done my other book

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friedani060
Apr 17, 2012

what is it about

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toomnico219
Apr 17, 2012

there were so many ways to help with math without using a calculator

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Starmeg
Apr 12, 2012

I think this book is a must read! It has cool tricks!

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wautmack225
Apr 03, 2012

when i first looked at Mathemagic i didn't think it would be interesting, but when i started reading it, i found it amazing. it tought me alot of things that i didn 't know about math. i still use the tricks!

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angela123qm
Apr 02, 2012

This book was soo interesting because it was about magic and math and it was good.It have tricks in this book and I very enjoy it :)!

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frieaaro106
Mar 30, 2012

I hated the discription

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SPL_Childrens thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 12

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thereader321
Jan 25, 2013

The true self sense to math; to fool even the toughest math scholars.

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