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YouTuber Teaches Magic Trick, Enabling You to Read Minds Thanks to Math

Is it magic? Or is it maths? The answer is most probably the latter.

Math and magic: When used in a smart way, it can be impossible to distinguish the two from the other. However, at least you won’t be hanged if people can’t comprehend your tricks thanks to modern times. 

In this video, Vsauce, the YouTube channel that even your grandmother watches, teaches a mind-blowing trick that you can perform at barbecue parties, friend get-togethers, and business meetings.  There is also a playing cards trick, which means that you can make use of that deck that's been sitting on your drawer for ages.

The video starts with a rather impressive premise: "Pick a number, and I'll guess it." These tricks were used by the famous illusionist David Copperfield, and he used them to convince millions of people that he has predictive powers. The more you know! We welcome you to The Kruskal Count. 

When you think about it, you can also use these to show off your incredible mind-reading skills, and gain some cult following if that's what you're into. But, don't take our word for it. 

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