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Mathematical Magic

A manual of exciting magic tricks to impress and astound, all underpinned by mathematics, bringing a greater understanding of the subject.

  • School/Institute/Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
  • Subjects: Maths, Magic
  • Audience: KS3, KS4, GCSE

Mathematics and magic may seem a strange combination, but many of the most powerful magical effects performed today have a mathematical basis. Maths is also the secret behind the technologies we use, the products we buy and the jobs we do.

The Manual of Mathematical Magic is packed full of magical miracles to impress and entertain your friends. The secrets behind street magic, close-up and stage tricks are explained clearly with instructions and videos to help you perform them perfectly. Then you can learn about the maths behind the trick and discover how that same mathematics is used to power our modern world and numerous careers.

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