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ERIC Number: EJ938167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
A Card Trick and the Mathematics behind It
Sanchis, Gabriela R.
College Mathematics Journal, v37 n2 p103-109 Mar 2006
We describe a card trick in which the magician is able to identify correctly a card chosen randomly from an array of cards by a member of the audience. We then explore the mathematics behind the trick.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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