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**The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why ** written by
** Arthur T Benjamin **

“In The Magic of Math, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin gives us an entertaining and enlightening tour of a wide swath of fundamental mathematical ideas, presented in a way that is accessible to a broad audience. A particularly appealing feature of the book is the frequent use of friendly, down-to-earth explanations of the concepts and connections between them.”

**Book Detail :- **
** Title: ** The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why
** Edition: **
** Author(s): ** Arthur T Benjamin
** Publisher: ** Basic Books
** Series: **
** Year: ** 2015
** Pages: ** 333
** Type: ** PDF
** Language: ** English
** ISBN: ** 0465054722,9780465054725
** Country: ** US

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**About Author :- **

Author ** Arthur T. Benjamin ** is a Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1983, where he earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics with university honors. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences in 1989 from Johns Hopkins University, where he was supported by a National Science Foundation graduate fellowship and a Rufus P. Isaacs fellowship. Since 1989, Dr. Benjamin has been a faculty member of the Mathematics Department at Harvey Mudd College, where he has served as department chair. He has spent sabbatical visits at Caltech, Brandeis University, and University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

1999, Professor Benjamin received the Southern California Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics, and in 2000, he received the MAA Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo National Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. He was named the 2006í2008 George Pólya Lecturer by the MAA.

Dr. Benjamin’s research interests include combinatorics, game theory, and number theory, with a special fondness for Fibonacci numbers. Many of these ideas appear in his book (co-authored with Jennifer Quinn), Proofs That Really Count: The Art of Combinatorial Proof published by the MAA. In 2006, that book received the Beckenbach Book Prize by the MAA. Professors Benjamin and Quinn are the co-editors of Math Horizons magazine, published by MAA and enjoyed by more than 20,000 readers, mostly undergraduate math students and their teachers.

Professor Benjamin is also a professional magician. He has given more than 1,000 “mathemagics” shows to audiences all over the world (from primary schools to scienti¿ c conferences), where he demonstrates and explains his calculating talents. His techniques are explained in his book Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician’s Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks. Proli¿ c math and science writer Martin Gardner calls it “the clearest, simplest, most entertaining, and best book yet on the art of calculating in your head.” An avid games player, Dr. Benjamin was winner of the American Backgammon Tour in 1997.

Professor Benjamin has appeared on dozens of television and radio programs, including the Today Show, CNN, and National Public Radio. He has been featured in Scienti¿ c American, Omni, Discover, People, Esquire, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Reader’s Digest. In 2005, Reader’s Digest called him “America’s Best Math Whiz.”

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** • Download PDF Proofs that Really Count: The Art of Combinatorial Proof by Arthur T. Benjamin, Jennifer Quinn **

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**Book Contents :- **
**The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why ** written by
** Arthur T Benjamin **
cover the following topics.

0. Introduction

1. The Magic of Numbers

2. The Magic of Algebra

3. The Magic of 9

4. The Magic of Counting

5. The Magic of Fibonacci Numbers

6. The Magic of Proofs

7. The Magic of Geometry

8. The Magic of p

9. The Magic of Trigonometry

10. The Magic of i and e

11. The Magic of Calculus

12. The Magic of Infinity

Aftermath

Acknowledgments

Index

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