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Arithmagic (MatheMUSEments!)

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Author:Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
Description: Prof. Arthur Benjamin amazes audiences by multiplying numbers in his head faster than someone using a calculator. Benjamin says that anyone - young or old - can learn to do the same feats of mental arithmetic. All it takes is a memory for numbers and the trick of calculating from left to right, opposite to the way you were probably taught... [Produced 10 times a year by the publishers of Cricket magazine (in association with Smithsonian magazine), Muse features articles and activities for children 8 years old and up.]

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Basic Operations

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