In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he do it?
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Suggestions for use: Use the video when explaining squares to first year students. Students should check Arthur's answers using their calculators as a way to practice finding squares of numbers on a calculator.
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