Amazing Math Tricks

Math tricks arouse the interest of young people. They are fun to perform and help students learn and practice various math skills.

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Magic tricks are lots of fun, kids love them and will keep coming back for more. As a parent or teacher, math tricks are an excellent way to encourage your child to get more enjoyment out of math.

The 6174 Trick "New" : Here's a pretty cool trick that helps build 4-digit subtraction skills. 

Cool Prediction TrickEven before the trick begins the math magician will write down a prediction that will match a set of numbers the volunteer randomly adds up!

Calculator TricksA calculator is not just for serious math stuff, it can also be used to do some pretty cool math magic on your friends and family.

Calendar TrickGrab the calendar and come on back for a pretty cool math trick.  This one is easy to learn but nobody is able to figure out how it's done!

Telephone # Mix-Up: E:veryone has a sell phone nowadays, so this is a trick that can be performed by the young math magician on almost anyone!   

Magic Square Sum TrickIf you know what a magic square is, you should enjoy our latest math magic trick. The magician will be able to instantly add up four numbers that have been covered up by the volunteer. Have fun with it. 

Pick Pocket MathFigure out how much change someone has in their pockets by working some simple math magic.

Birthday MathHere's a pretty cool birthday trick using math that will have them scratching their heads when you perform it. It's also good for practicing multiplication, addition, and subtraction of 3, 4, and 5 digit numbers.

Multiplication Tips and TricksCheck out some of these great tips, tricks, and short cuts that make multiplying a lot easier learn.

Math Dice TrickIn this magic math trick, you will throw 5 dice and announce to your audience that you can see through the dice and will add up the numbers on the boom of the dice.

Cool Mind Reading Math TrickWatch and learn how to perform this cool that will have your friends and family pretty amazed and wondering how you did it.

Number TricksMost of us use numbers in our every day lives. Math number tricks are pretty cool and work because of the math. Kids enjoy them because they can amaze friends and family but they get to practice basic math skills while performing them!

Multiplication ShortucutsHere are some great multiplication shortcuts that will help you multiply large numbers in your head. You'll save you lots of time and even impress your friends and teachers.

Mental Math Tricks: More math shortcuts.  Doing math fast in your head is pretty cool...many times you can beat the calculator! Kids Can Learn To Perform Lightning Fast Calculations no matter what level they are at...

Math Card TricksMost kids like playing cards! Try some cool math card tricks that are fun to perform. But guess what...Math card tricks are a learning tool for demonstrating and understanding different math concepts. Most of us probably have a deck of cards laying around the house somewhere.

More Silly Tricks: If you like eating chocolate you should get a kick out of the next trick.

The Math Behind the Magic

Mathematical Tricks Explained: Click on this link and you'll find an explanation of the tricks. So not only can you amaze your friends and family, you will also learn the math behind the magic!

I hope you've enjoyed these tricks using math. We'll be adding more tricks with math from time to time, so be sure to check back often. Using tricks is one of the best ways to spark students interest in learning math.

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Got Math Tricks? What qualifies as a math trick? Glad you asked.

We consider a math trick to be a math shortcut like a way to multiply quickly or any kind of math magic trick.

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More Math Tricks

Pick-Pocket Trick

Guess the amount of change in someone's pocket.

Dice Trick

Roll 5 dice and predict the bottoms numbers without turning over.