Mathematics, Magic and Mystery

Mathematics, Magic and Mystery

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Why do card tricks work? How can magicians do astonishing feats of mathematics mentally? Why do stage "mind-reading" tricks work? As a rule, we simply accept these tricks and "magic" without recognizing that they are really demonstrations of strict laws based on probability, sets, number theory, topology, and other branches of mathematics.This is the first book-length study of this fascinating branch of recreational mathematics. Written by one of the foremost experts… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Dover Publications (December 02, 2014)

Collection: Dover Recreational Math

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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