# Secrets of Mental Math The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks E–book/E–pub

Arthur T. Benjamin

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"Answer Ends In 25 For "ends in 25 For to suare the number 35 we simply multiply the Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are first digit 3 by the next higher digit 4 then attach 25 Since 3 4 12 the ans As a nerd who is desperateor attention but also very lazy this book was a godsend 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 a three digit number in seconds Learn how to perform lightning calculations in your head discover methods of incredible memorisation and other *Feats Of Mental Agility. *of mental agility. ,

Some years ago on a whim I picked up Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer In that book the author a hitherto unremarkable journalist details how he learned memory techniues that allowed him to recall hundreds of digits of pi to learn the names of dozens of strangers in minutes and to memorize the order of an entire deck of cards in the amount of time it takes me to tie my shoes I was completely captivated The idea that someone could so radically augment his mental prowess using ancient techniues appealed deeply to me Soon I set about teaching myself some of these methods The most

**and powerful is the so called palace converting information into images and then placing these images in a amiliar space Using this method I was able to memorize well over one hundred digits of pi I even managed to learn the order of a ew decks of cardsThis was impressive in itself and a testament to *The Efficacy Of These Techniu. How To Calculate Almost *efficacy of these techniu. How to calculate almost in your head Did you know that it's easier to add and subtract rom left to right rather than the other way round You can be taught to su.**

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