31 entries in Numbers / Miscellaneous
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Unknown Le Petit Chasseur automaton with a bow shoots arrow on a cardboard and hits selected number La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 42
Unknown How, on delivering a Ring to a Number of Persons, to find which Person has got it, which Hand it is on, which Finger, and which Joint. people seated in a row and numbered, calculation is made and result gives answers Breslaw's Last Legacy 40
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order Later Magic 581
Unknown The Elevens Stunt Mathematical stunt, place three cards on table, numbers can always be divided by eleven Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 20
Unknown Telling a Chosen Card Divine value of playing card via mathematical method (multiply by three, add six, divide by three) Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
Jack Yates Object in Mind divination of one of three objects, mathematical principle Minds in Close-Up 25
Max Katz A teaser calculation puzzle 26 Originals 23
Max Katz Favorite Number calculation in which favorite number appears nine times at the end 26 Originals 23
Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handlingRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 9) 429
Sam Lloyd The Missing Digit spectator form two numbers from all ten digits, adds them and removes one digit from answer which the performer divines, from a Dover collection edited by Martin Gardner The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 2) 578
Robert E. Neale, Karl Fulves In the Mirror spectator writes number on mirror, performer on another mirror, numbers transpose in mirror writing, variation with words, see also p. 786 for comment by Reinhard Müller The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 4) 712
Karl Fulves Mathemagic intro The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 750
L. Vosburgh Lyons Add and Subtract number thing with desk calculator The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 750
Arthur Hill Smart As Hell numbers written on slip, some chosen, person with higher total wins, amazingly the totals are equal The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 8) 969
Karl Fulves Math Trix intro The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 12) 1057
L. Vosburgh Lyons Vosburgh Lyons Puzzle number theory puzzle in building pairs of numbersVariations Interlocutor (Issue 29) 113
Sam Schwartz From Sam Schwartz solutions to problemInspired by Interlocutor (Issue 31) 120
Alex Elmsley Liar's Matrix 0-1-combinations, 1 bit changed in any line gives a unique line Curioser 29
Unknown Mah Jongg Cubes colored squares with numbers on other side, number selected and spelled with mixed squares The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 20
Karl Fulves Matrix Notes Crooked Tales 74
David Berglas Cryptomania board to transcribe letters into numbers, names become numbers etc The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 455
Karl Fulves Binary Basics explaining binary numbers Combo II 5
Karl Fulves Alpha Numeric further notes on Combo system and number systems
- The Octal System
- The Hexadecimal System
- Binary To Hex
Combo II 112
Karl Fulves Odd Bits self-similar sequence oddity Combo II 118
Karl Fulves Digit Daze memorizing digits Word Play 49
Roberto Giobbi Mathematical Curiosities (2^2)^2 = 2^(2^2), presentational idea Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 8) 11
Roberto Giobbi Fibonacci Numbers about hidden structures and curiosities Hidden Agenda (Issue Feb 5) 40
Roberto Giobbi Name a Number other ways to arrive at a number instead of just asking for one Hidden Agenda (Issue Feb 19) 54
Roberto Giobbi How to Lie With Statistics Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 28) 92
Roberto Giobbi 52! = 8.07 x 1067 as presentational hook Hidden Agenda (Issue July 20) 208
Roberto Giobbi Formula X on mathematics & magic Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 26) 339