All posts tagged "mathematical induction"

  • Marbles
    Inductive Magic

    This trick, as well as most of the other mathematically based magic tricks, belongs to the class of so-called parlour tricks, which means that it needs simple and easily obtainable equipment and is suited for performances in...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • zero
    The clairvoyant (mathe)magician

    I suppose that a pack of cards is the most important prop for a populariser of mathematics. Or a mathematics teacher. Or a mathematics enthusiast. Or … Playing cards can be used to teach numbers (obviously), introduce...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • GuessMyNumber
    Always the same end

    While most number magic tricks have quite elementary background, there are exceptions. One of the most puzzling ones is the trick we shall describe here. by Franka Miriam Brueckler While most number magic tricks have quite elementary background,...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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