# Magician or Mathamagician Math Magic Math Magic Trick

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Magician or Math-a-magician?

Math Magic

Math Magic – Trick #1 n n n n Pick a number… any number! (keep it a secret though) Add 1 to that number Multiply by 3 Subtract your ‘secret’ number Add 5 Divide by 2 Subtract your secret number

Math Magic – Trick #1 n Now map the digit you got to a letter in the alphabet. For example: A =1 n B=2 C=3 D=4 Pick a name of a country in Europe that starts with that letter.

Countries in Europe n n n Albania Andorra Austria Belarus Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia n n n n Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia n n n Malta Moldova Monaco Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russia San Marino Serbia and Montenegro n n n n n Slovakia (Slovak Republic) Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom Vatican City

Math Magic – Trick #1 n n Take the second letter in the country's name, and pick and animal that starts with that letter. Think of the color of that animal.

The Magic number 8 n n n Write down your phone number, followed by the number 8. Multiply your phone number by 8 and write the answer down next to the 8 after your phone number. Add all the single digits together until you only have a single digit left. What is it? ¡ Example: 12345… 1+2+3+4+5+…=?

General Mac. Arthur's # Game n n n n Write down the number of the month you were born in Double it Add 5 Multiply by 50 Add in your age Subtract 365 What is your number?

Any Questions?