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Welcome to Math Tricks

by Steven Pomeroy | No Comments | Filed in Math Tricks

Welcome to Math Tricks!

 

If you are like me, you have an appreciation of mathematics, and enjoy seeing how a mathematical formula can be applied to real-world situations.  And, of course, love math tricks and fun math games!

Who is Math Tricks for?

happy math tricks studentThis site is for anybody, really.  Young or old, rich or poor, it does not matter.

Even those who are not so enthusiastic about math, they are invited too!  In fact, I challenge anybody who does not like math to look over these number tricks posts and not go away with a new-found appreciation of mathematics!

For those parents and teachers out there with kids who find arithmetic boring, you are encouraged to look over the material in math tricks; you will be sure to find something that your kids will enjoy – and get them interested in math!

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A Hong Kong Math Trick

by Steven Pomeroy | No Comments | Filed in Math Tricks




 

Well, it seems that the Chinese government in Hong Kong has math tricks up their collective sleeves too! Here is a question taken from an elementary school admissions test in Hong Kong:

 

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Students were given 20 seconds to answer the question.  Try it for yourself.

 

If you are stumped, I’ll give you a hint that should help below . . .

 

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OK – If you turn the picture (or your head) upside-down, you should see a clue.

 

 

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