"With The Magic of Math, Arthur Benjamin has emerged as the world's foremost math teacher and a national treasure. Parents should get this book for their children...and a second copy for themselves. It's that good. And important. Read it."
-Michael Shermer, publisher, Skeptic magazine, and author of The Science of Good and Evil
"Prepare to be dazzled and delighted. This is a fun, fast-paced magic show of the greatest treasures of pre-college math, from poker hands to Pascal's triangle, all revealed with the flair of a showman and the clarity of a master teacher. The Magic of Math will leave you smiling, awestruck, and begging for an encore."
-Steven Strogatz, professor of Mathematics, Cornell University, and author of The Joy of x
"The Magic of Math teaches you cool mathematical facts, theorems, puzzles, and problems from arithmetic to calculus. The book provides problems that are accessible to everyone. Teachers will find many ideas to motivate students and to provide an extra challenge for those who are already into math."
-Gail Burrill, president emeritus, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and Professor of Mathematics Education, Michigan State University