Secrets of Mental Math

| March 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Math is an amazing subject. I mean just think about it, what other subject looks so boring and hard at first, but then gets magical when you really get to know it? But that’s not all, mathematics is also highly useful. It is used in physics, business studies, economics and etc. But guess what, you can even use it for magic tricks! And that’s exactly what this book called ” Secrets of Mental Math” is all about. It’s an amazing guide to mental tricks and mathematical magic.

 

Basic Info

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press (August 8, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0307338401
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307338402
  • Average Amazon Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars (78 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #729 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

 

About the Authors

Arthur Benjamin is a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. In addition, he is also a professional magician and performs his mixture of math and magic all around the world. Besides that Michael Shermer is host of the Caltech public lecture series and a contributing editor at Scientific American.

Michael Shermer is an American science writer, historian and the found of The Sceptics’ Society. He is also the chief editor of his magazines Skeptic and a columnist at Scientific American.

 

Short Review

Secrets of Mental Math is a great book for those who enjoy mental math tricks. It will teach you amazing math tricks which will surprise you and amaze your friends. But it’s not only about magic of mathematics, it’s a great guide to mental mathematics. It covers a  variety of techniques which will not only increase your arithmetic abilities and speed, but will also teach you to do operations on huge numbers in your head. So if you’re a fan of mathematical tricks be sure to check this one out.

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