Definitions

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  • n. One whose mathematical skills are so remarkable as to resemble magic.

Etymologies

Blend of mathematician and magician (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Get ready to amaze your friends-and yourself-with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned "mathemagician" Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks.

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  • Other attractions include performances by "mathemagician" Andrew Jeffery, who performs magical mathematical tricks; Titan, the robot; and the "Globe of Death", where skilled performers on motorbikes will demonstrate centrifugal forces.

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  • This nugget is pointed out by Californian high school maths teacher Ron Gordon, a self-confessed "mathemagician".

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  • The Irish Times reports on the final day of Maths Week, saying that 'mathemagician' Andrew Jeffrey will perform a show at Dublin City University on Friday that aims to enthuse schoolchildren about maths through the use of magic tricks.

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  • "mathemagician" Arthur Benjamin, who wowed the audience with mental math - he squared a five-digit number - and he even explained how he did it.

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  • Granted, I'm only a social worker and not a mathemagician ...

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  • Some short time ago, I stumbled upon a delightful blog known as the ragbag, which I quickly subscribed to after reading about five posts, in no small part because reading it reminds me of the sort of strange conversations I used to have in college with my suitemate and fellow mathemagician.

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  • I could swear the British lumberjack said he was a mathemagician, which made me laugh.

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  • Secondly, my old and dear college roommate, who unlike me had the gumption to remain a mathemagician, has started up a blog about mathematics in every-day life.

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  • Every once in a while my youngest, a mathemagician, will experience a brain-tootle while reading.

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