The Joy of Mathematical Magic
Lecture no. 24 from the course: The Joy of Mathematics
Taught by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses
Closing the course with a magician's flair, Professor Benjamin shows a trick for producing anyone's phone number, how to create a magic square based on your birthday, how to play "mathematical survivor," a technique for computing cube roots in your head, and a card trick to ponder.