Posted by C4N0N07 on 22-07-2009 23:57
Would you like to learn how to perform amazing feats of mind? Dr. Benjamin will show you how in his latest book, Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks.
The book is an updated version of his out-of-print book, Mathemagics, with a new publisher, Random House. The book is co-written with Michael Shermer, and has a Foreword by Bill Nye the Science Guy.
Here are what others have to say about the book:
"A great introduction to the wonder of numbers, from two superb teachers."
--- Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe
"A magical mystery tour of mental mathematics! Fascinating and fun."
--- Joseph Gallian, president of the Mathematical Association of America
"The clearest, simplest, most entertaining, and best book yet on the art of calculating in your head."
--- Martin Gardner, author of Mathematical Magic Show
and hundreds of Mathematical Games columns for Scientific American.
"This book can teach you mental math skills that will surprise you and your friends. Better, you will have fun and have valuable practical tools inside your head."
--- Dr. Edward O. Thorp, mathematician and author of Beat the Dealer
and "Beat the Market"