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Maths Made Magic

This handbook of magical mathematical tricks is intended for use in the classroom to help teach many of the basic concepts in mathematics in an engaging and entertaining way. The tricks have been mapped to topics found in Key Stage Four and are as diverse as Pythagoras' theorem, simultaneous equations, probability, sine and cosine, factors, loci, powers and indices, vectors, ratios, factorials and many more. Accompanying each trick is a comprehensive description of how the trick is to be performed, what effect is attempting to be achieved and the mathematics behind why the illusion works.The book contains photocopiable resources for use with the tricks.

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