Viser: Magical Mathematics - The Mathematical Ideas That Animate Great Magic Tricks
Detaljer Om Varen
- Paperback: 264 sider
- Udgiver: Princeton University Press (Oktober 2015)
- Forfattere: Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham og Martin Gardner
- ISBN: 9780691169774
Magical Mathematics reveals the secrets of fun-to-perform card tricks--and the profound mathematical ideas behind them--that will astound even the most accomplished magician. Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham provide easy, step-by-step instructions for each trick, explaining how to set up the effect and offering tips on what to say and do while performing it. 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.
Diaconis and Graham tell the stories--and reveal the best tricks--of the eccentric and brilliant inventors of mathematical magic. The book exposes old gambling secrets through the mathematics of shuffling cards, explains the classic street-gambling scam of three-card Monte, traces the history of mathematical magic back to the oldest mathematical trick--and much more.