## Magic house of numbers |

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User Review - themulhern - LibraryThingThis is a popular book addressed to a more youthful audience. It really consists of a couple of parts. The first three chapters are a very pleasant discussion of some basic number theory. These form a ... Read full review

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Magic house of numbers is a mysterious and entertaining book for me,I've seen mystifying tricks PPP out of no where,just by doing math!

~Sarah Madden

### Contents

Number Curiosities | 7 |

The Dresses that Numbers Wear | 25 |

The Personalities of Numbers | 43 |

Copyright | |

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1st ring 9 T E adding the digits answers by rewriting arrangement audience Binary Number binary scale Card number card trick casting out nines chosen card compartment count the number cows cubic number dowel eight-scale Eights Fours example figure fingers groups of eight Irving Adler Isaac Asimov Josephus lay the cards loop magic house magic square mean 1 group miles per hour move multiple of nine multiplication tables multiply neon lamp number 9 number of checkers number of entries number of lines numbers are written numbers written odd numbers odd vertices oooooooooo oooooooooo oooooooooo open steps go perfect number pick Place disc player quotient remainder result second column set of numbers shown square number steps The hidden subtract symbol ten-scale number third column train triangle number twelve twelve-scale two-scale whole number winning system wire write numbers YES CARD zeros