All of the tricks in this feature seem magical, but it's mathematics that makes them work. Figure out the maths behind the tricks, and amaze your friends and family with your mathematical wizardry!

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### The Number Jumbler

The Number Jumbler can always work out your chosen symbol. Can you work out how?

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### Your number is...

Think of a number and follow the machine's instructions... I know what your number is! Can you explain how I know?

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### Your number was...

Think of a number and follow my instructions. Tell me your answer, and I'll tell you what you started with! Can you explain how I know?

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### Twisting and Turning

Take a look at the video and try to find a sequence of moves that will untangle the ropes.

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### More Twisting and Turning

It would be nice to have a strategy for disentangling any tangled ropes...

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### Mathematical Wizardry

The tasks in this feature all contain tricks that use maths, not magic, to make them work!