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100 1  Benjamin, Arthur. 
245 10 Secrets of mental math :|bthe mathemagician's guide to 
       lightning calculation and amazing math tricks /|cArthur 
       Benjamin and Michael Shermer. 
250    1st ed. 
260    New York :|bThree Rivers Press,|cc2006. 
300    xxiv, 278 p. :|bill. ;|c21 cm. 
500    "Originally published in different form as Mathemagics by 
       Lowell House, Los Angeles, in 1993"--T.p. verso. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-272) and 
       index. 
505 0  Quick tricks : easy (and impressive) calculations -- A 
       little give and take : mental addition and subtraction -- 
       Products of a misspent youth : basic multiplication -- New
       and improved products : intermediate multiplication -- 
       Divide and conquer : mental division -- Good enough : the 
       art of "guesstimation" -- Math for the board : pencil-and-
       paper math -- A memorable chapter : memorizing numbers -- 
       The tough stuff made easy : advanced multiplication -- 
       Presto-digit-ation : the art of mathematical magic -- 
       Epilogue by Michael Shermer : how math helps us think 
       about weird things. 
520    An accessible guide to mathematical calculation reveals 
       the secrets of rapid mental calculation, memorization, and
       other feats of the mind, with tips on how to add, subtract,
       multiply, divide, and work with fractions, squares, and 
       cube roots. Original. 15,000 first printing. 
650  0 Mental arithmetic|xStudy and teaching. 
650  0 Magic tricks in mathematics education. 
650  0 Mental calculators. 
700 1  Shermer, Michael. 
700 1  Benjamin, Arthur.|tMathemagics. 
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