It's a kind of magic: mathematical magic tricks explained

This book provides many numerical tricks, suitable for the classroom enrichment or general mathematical entertainment, together with full mathematical explanations as to why the tricks actually work. There is also a section dealing with mathematical card tricks that require no special card-handling skills to perform but still have the potential to create a wow-factor amongst observers. 

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Author(s)David Crawford
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