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## Trick 9: The Mentalist Vs The Mathematician Slapdown

November 30, 2012

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# Mentalist Vs Mathematician Slapdown

## Trick 10: Math Mentalist Devises Foolproof Gambling System

November 30, 2012

# Math Mentalist Devises Foolproof Gambling System

May 4, 2012

## ….You get a chauffeur that’s not your mum!

### Here is an interesting statistic from Psychology Today.

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### I’m thinking around ’5′ looks like FAME, but you decide. Now count how many ex-students from your school (and any current ones) who have become famous in the last 20 years and do the maths.

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 Rictus Scale # Richter Scale Equivalent Media Coverage 1 0-3 Small articles in local papers 2 3-5 Lead story on local news; mentioned on network news 3 5-6.5 Lead story on network news; photos in nation newspapers; governor visits scene 4 6.5-7.5 Network correspondents sent to scene; president/PM visits area; commemorative T-shirts appear 5 7.5 up Covers of weekly news magazines; network specials; “instant books” appear

## Can You Die Laughing, Sir?

May 4, 2012

### Meanwhile LiveScience puts the probability of dying in the States from:

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# Death by Maths:

### No. Deaths per 100,00 = 100,000/83,930 = 1.2

 Cause of Death US No. Death per100,000 A. laughing 0.0003 B. roller coaster 0.001 C. vending machine 0.004 D. falling out of bed 0.14 E. texting driving 1.6 F. legal execution 1.7 G. tornado 1.7 H. lightning 1.2 I. snake, bee sting 1.0 J. earthquake 0.8 K. heart disease 218

## The Hunger Games Maths

April 11, 2012

### The Hunger Games is about MATHS. Here are some interesting Hunger Game statistics.

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### 18 year olds …….. 7 slips

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## Lego Olympics Closing Ceremony

February 23, 2012

# Probability of Winning a Gold Medal:

### Lottery balls fall randomly into the tube. But the Olympic athletes represent a BIASED SAMPLE. Athletes are selected for the games. They must qualify for an event. They train. The chance of one athlete winning is quite different from that of another.

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### We will finish with this end song by Lego Rock Band and some Lego fireworks.

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Lego Olympics Triathlon total Times: 1. Mummy’s Boy: 3 hrs 33 mins, 2. PJ Boy 5 hrs 24 mins, 3. Olag 2 hrs 51 mins, 4. Dead-Eye Doc 2hrs 57 mins, 5. Hula Lula 3 hrs, 6. Mr Boopy 3 hrs 20 min, 7. Gorilla Suit Guy 2hrs 52 mins,8. BioHaz  2 hrs 36 mins.

## Zombie Maths 11: Probability

December 13, 2011

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# she might even eat a SHARK!

## Zombie Maths 12: Mean, Median and Mode

December 13, 2011

### Halloween Blood can be found @ Party City

 Halloween Blood Cost Volume* Bottle of Blood 1 pint \$ 6.99 1 pint 473 ml Gallon of Blood \$29.99 128 fl oz 1 gallon 3785ml test tube Fake Blood \$1.99 1 can Fake Spray Blood \$5.99 73.9 ml 1 bottle Fake Blood \$ 5.99 59.1ml

* Mathspig used more accurate volume conversions than shown on products.

### Stage blood @ Stage Makeup

 Stage Blood Cost Volume Stage Blood Edible \$ 6.25 0.5 fl oz 14.7ml Stage Blood Edible \$12.29 4.5 fl oz 133ml Stage Blood Edible Dark Venous \$17.16 9 fl oz 266ml Stage Blood Edible 1 Litre (Bright Arterial) \$49.79 33.8 fl oz 1000ml

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### Movie Blood @ Thomasfx

 Movie Blood Cost Volume Bright Arterial Squirt Blood \$4.99 0.5 oz 14.7ml Reel Creations Fresh Blood Gel \$29.99 8 fl oz 236.6 ml Blood Paint A & B \$149.99 32 fl oz 946 ml Reel Blood Lung in aged blood \$129.99 1 gallon 3785ml Thomas FX Movie Blood \$49.99 32 oz Thomas FX Movie Blood \$89.99 64 oz Thomas FX Movie Blood \$129.99 128 oz 1 gallon 3785ml

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## NO SUCH LUCK or Numerology for Idiots

November 22, 2011

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