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Now You See It. Now You don’t: 1

June 25, 2013

Maths in the Real World

Here is a maths trick. You may have seen it as a circulating e-mail.

I’ll hint at how this works later. Just play for now.

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How does this work?

Maths goes wrong in the real world when we ASSUME certain parameters are CONSTANTS when they are VARIABLES.

This is how this trick works. We assume the cards above are constant.

Now look at both sets of cards again …………………