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A Very Mathematical Card Trick
Carlos Pereira dos Santos, Jorge Nuno Silva, Pedro Duarte
Andy Liu proposed a very interesting card trick whose explanation is based in the well-known Hamming codes. In this work, a performance for the same trick based in NIM mental calculation, is presented. A similar idea is also useful to analyze the game TOE TACK TRICK proposed by Colm Mulcahy.
mathematical card tricks, Hamming codes, NIM
Published: 2014/09/23
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Carlos Pereira dos Santos
Center for Linear Structures and Combinatorics, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Jorge Nuno Silva
University of Lisbon, Portugal

Pedro Duarte
University of Lisbon, Portugal

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