Magical Mathematics reveals the secrets of fun-to-perform card tricks—and the profound mathematical ideas behind Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham provide. Compre o livro Magical Mathematics – The Mathematical Ideas That Animate Great Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham provide easy, step-by-step instructions for. Magical Mathematics reveals the secrets of amazing, fun-to-perform card tricks– and the profound mathematical ideas behind them–that will astound even the.
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Since the book arrived from Amazon a few days ago, I have thumbed through the entire book and read many parts in detail. They diaxonis to do better than that!
Nov 21, Brian Clegg rated it liked it. Sep 30, Zachary rated it liked it. Feb 29, Jo Oehrlein rated it liked it Shelves: He answered, ‘This may sound strange but I don’t have a real deck of cards in the house – haven’t had one for four or five diaconiis. Each card trick introduces a new mathematical idea, and varying the tricks in turn takes readers to the very threshold of today’s mathematical knowledge.
Some interesting biographies at the end of magicians of the 20th century who used math for some of their tricks. The magic tricks described are real and can be done by anyone – once revealed. Magical Mathematics is a huge contribution both to magic and mathematics. English Choose a language for shopping. MA rated it did not like it Jan 09, If you like math you’ll enjoy this book.
Two great mathematicians share the interplay between mathematics and magic, as well as practical applications in other areas for the mathematics that informs some stunning tricks. This book involves some really interesting and even challenging mathematical principles that actually requires you to think to understand, and of course, the tricks mmathematics on these principles are just awesome.
Magical Mathematics [Book]
Get to Know Us. I surprisingly found the most enjoyable parts of the book to be those that dealt with the stories of the community of magicians that developed the tricks. With Safari, you learn the way you learn best.
Each card trick introduces a new mathematical idea, and varying the tricks in turn takes readers to the very threshold of today’s mathematical knowledge. In this book they share a wealth of conjuring lore, including some closely guarded secrets of legendary magicians.
Diaconis and Graham are mathematicians as well as skilled performers with decades of professional experience disconis them.
Nov 20, Pix Smith rated it really liked it. Lovers of recreational mathematics, and especially fans mathemxtics the late Martin Gardner, who contributed the foreword, will find many pleasures in Magical Mathematics.
Quite a talented and interesting group. Way, way over my head!
It’s clear that what makes many magic diaconos is the showmanship of the magician. I recommend enjoying the book for what it is; and there is enough variety for some parts of the book to appeal to everyone. And it’s not just This is quite simply the most brilliant book ever written on this mind-blowing, highly secretive field.
I understand that it’s hard to describe card tricks in writing. Two great mathematicians share the interplay between mathematics and magic, as well as practical applications in other areas for the mathematics mgical informs some stunning tricks.
And, personally, I like the book’s memoir both diaconsi the authors have had fascinating lives and homage the author’s describe a nice, if not comprehensive, selection of interesting people they venerate.
Magic Downloads Learn magic tricks from the very best Magical Mathematics will have an utterly devoted readership. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problems. The book covers some nifty card tricks, juggling, codes and a slew of mind-bending puzzles. However, when you look at some of these tricks in terms of the effect, they are very impressive.
These are actual tricks which at first sight should have appealed to my diacnois self because they are worked by mathematics – the magician need have no physical dexterity.