as renowned mathemagician Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do. Benjamin, Arthur. Secrets of mental math: the mathemagician’s guide to lightning calculation and amazing math tricks / Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer.— 1st ed. Random House for their support of this book. Special thanks to. Natalya . Arthur Benjamin’s mental math tips are very easy to learn, yet still appear impressive to the casual observer. Towards the end of the book, there are some real.

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When I couldn’t do what the book was suggesting, just gave up. There are some interesting stories with interesting perspectives, but not enough to inspire the me to practice the “tricks” and yes I expect th Two stars really isn’t a fair rating.

Nov arthug, Anas Re rated it liked it. Couldn’t read through the entire book. Estimate square roots to many decimal places? Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time.

Yes, even you can learn to do seemingly complex equations in your head; all you need to learn are a few tricks. The answer ends in Always been a goal of mine too.

Return to Book Page. If you only read one part, I suggest the Pi bit. I absolutely loved this lecture!

The processes described were sometimes just brute mathematics, requiring you compute, then hold numbers in your head and compute again. For example, artur teaches vedic division on paper but there are many more vedic concepts to learn than that.


I learned several things I never knew about math.

Yes, even you can learn to do seemingly complex equations in your head; all you need to learn are a few tricks. Lists with This Book.

Two stars really isn’t a fair rating. Jan 26, Mars rated it liked it.

This is the math they never taught you in school. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought possible, dramatically improve your memory for numbers, and—maybe for the first time—make mathematics fun.

Jun 03, Pages Buy. May 11, Tom rated it it was ok.

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Great read overall – just make sure you know why you are reading it! This book was quite helpful for my uses but leaves many topics uncovered. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Better, you will have fun and have valuable practical tools inside your head. For instance, it includes the phonetic memory system for recalling numbers and a way to calculate dates in your head. I’d recommend this book if math is something you really find interesting, or you want to look smarter than you are.

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Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician’s Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

As a nerd who is desperate for attention but also very lazy, this book was a godsend! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jun 03, Pages. By using our website you agree to our use benjakin cookies.

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Fun parlor tricks, but these methods still take lots of practice and memorizing. This book will show you the ways of these and many other fantastic mathematical prestidigitation techniques. Now with that out of the way, can you calculate squares and square roots in your head? Also available as an eBook To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


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Oct 03, Franco Arda rated it liked it. Also contained within are biographies of other historical lightning calculators and random bits of trivia which makes this benajmin pretty interesting. The professor who taught it was, in my opinion, phenomenal.

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Booo 04, Liz rated it liked it Recommends it for: But as the problems get more complex, my limitations became apparent. No matter what your age or current math ability, Secrets of Mental Math will allow you to perform fantastic feats of the mind effortlessly. And there’s nothing nerdier than doing math in you head on the train, so that was fun.