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10 Math Tricks You Probably Don’t Know

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10 Math Tricks You Probably Don’t Know
10 Math Tricks You Probably Don’t Know

No matter how hard you try, maybe giving up maths straight after leaving high school, you inevitably end up having to solve a bleeding problem some time.

Or you enjoy the simplistic logic of maths. Either way, these 10 easy tricks to solving a few harder problems will be of use to you.

The first trick is similar to the times 10 trick where you just add a zero to multiply anything by ten. This one is for multiplying by 11.

Take the original number and imagine a space between the two digits (in this example we will use 52: 5_2
Now add the two numbers together and put them in the middle: 5_(5+2)_2
That is it – you have the answer: 572.

10 Easy Arithmetic Tricks – [Listverse]

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