Fulves, Karl: Self-Working Number Magic: 101 Foolproof Tricks
©1983 Karl Fulves, Published by Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486243915
Paper, perfect-bound, 154 pages, 5.375x8.5"
Self Working Number Magic
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Comments (Dover Publications): Clear instructions for 101 tricks and problems, many based on important math principles. Calculations have been concealed; tricks are carefully streamlined for quick understanding and flawless performance. Master such number phenomena as Lightning Calculations, Giant Memory, Magic Squares, nearly 100 more. 98 illustrations.

Contents

1 Amazing Number Magic
1 The Nine Mystery
2 Computer Dating
3 Resistible Rithmetic
5 Step Right Up
6 Dollar-Bill Poker
7 Familiar Spirit
9 A 5¢ Computer
11 Mark of the Beast
11 Think of a Number
12 Lightning Strikes Thrice
14 Blue Lightning

17 Devlish Dates
17 Guess Your Age?
18 Fourth-Dimensional Dates
19 Mysterious Math
21 Astrology Cards
23 Neale's Number
27 Stunumbers

31 Lightning Calculators
31 Linear A
33 Slippery Sevens
34 Alberti's Game
35 The Fifth Power
36 Playing the Market
37 Tricky Total
38 Mathematically Inclined
40 Fake Arithmetic
42 Ultraffinity
44 Dollars and Dice

47 Magic With Numbers
47 Mental Amazement
48 Locked-Room Mystery
50 The Two Guns
52 Prime Choice
53 Lucky 13
53 Future Thought
56 The Decoder Card Trick

59 Magic Squares
60 The Marrakech Game
61 The Broken Square
62 Swindle Square
63 Anti-Magic Square
64 Curious Magic
64 Add and Subtract
66 The Paradox
68 The Automatic Magic Square

73 The Classics
73 The Root of the Problem
73 Haunted Hotel
74 Arithmetrick
74 Contrary Clock
75 Mountain Time
75 Significant Digits
76 Unwritten Rule
76 Unequals
76 What's Next?
77 Cryptarithms
77 Eve Did Talk
78 Orderly Transition
78 Naming Numbers
78 Zebra Algebra
78 Fidget Digits
79 Strange Symbols
79 Catch Questions
80 Scrambled States
80 Puzzle Parts
80 Six Quik
80 Who Pays?
81 The Monkey and the Coconuts
81 Answers to "The Classics"

87 Calendar Conjuring
87 What a Week!
88 Best Daze
89 Four of a Mind
89 Day Five
90 The Square Week
91 Cross Out
91 Second Saturday
92 Date Sense
94 Crazy Calendar

97 Games and Bets
97 Mexican Bingo
99 A Dollar You Can't
99 A Dollar I Can
100 The Fortune 100
100 Bambo
100 Rapid Boxscores
101 Portable Poker
103 The Game of 21
104 Telefooled
104 License-Plate Showdown
104 Auto Suggestion

109 Giant Money
109 The Master Memory System
111 Instant Memory
114 Double Master
115 Serial Secret
116 Mind Erasing
117 Pseudo Memory
118 Memorease
120 The Ultra Mind
123 Digit Memory

125 More Number Magic
125 Sum Fantastic
127 Psychic Card Reading
129 Devil's Dial
130 What's My Line?
134 Transcendental Book Test

137 Predicting the Future
137 Super Prophet
138 Astro Thought
140 The Million-Dollar Prediction



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