langman's version \n rectangle changes in area when pieces are moved around, related to fibonacci series \n harry langman \n fibonacci series \n martin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Harry Langman

Langman's Version

Rectangle changes in area when pieces are moved around, related to Fibonacci series

curry's paradox \n various geometrical vanishes of squares in rectangles and squares \n paul curry \n curry triangles \n martin gardner \n torn uncut card sheet \n tomas blomberg
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Paul Curry

Curry's Paradox

Various geometrical vanishes of squares in rectangles and squares

the vanishing rabbit \n geometrical vanish of a rabbit \n martin gardner \n deland's paradox \n theodore deland
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Martin Gardner

curry triangles \n geometrical vanishes with triangles \n martin gardner \n curry's paradox \n paul curry
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Martin Gardner

two-piece squares \n cut square into two pieces, rearrange to get hole \n paul curry \n martin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Paul Curry, Martin Gardner

sam loyd's flag puzzle \n geometrical vanish, cut an american flag into two pieces, rearrange to form onto thirteen stripes instead of fifteen \n sam lloyd
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Sam Lloyd

Sam Loyd's Flag Puzzle

Geometrical Vanish, cut an American flag into two pieces, rearrange to form onto thirteen stripes instead of fifteen

curved and 3-d forms \n discusses the possibilities of geometrical vanishes with 3-d shapes \n martin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Martin Gardner

Curved and 3-D Forms

Discusses the possibilities of geometrical vanishes with 3-D shapes

fibonacci series \n about the mathematics behind geometrical vanishes where the area of a shape changes. based on work by v. schlegel, e.b. escott and lewis carroll \n martin gardner \n v. schlegel, zeitschrift fur mathematik und physik, vol. 24, p. 123 (1879) \n e. b. escott, open court, vol. 21, p. 502 (1907) \n langman's version \n harry langman
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Martin Gardner

Fibonacci Series

About the mathematics behind geometrical vanishes where the area of a shape changes. Based on work by V. Schlegel, E.B. Escott and Lewis Carroll

Related to

V. Schlegel, Zeitschrift fur Mathematik und Physik, Vol. 24, p. 123 (1879)

five into four \n five of diamonds is cut in fourth and puzzled together so a center section is missing, face changes to four of diamonds \n karl fulves \n center tear \n joseph k. schmidt \n the moving pip \n karl fulves
1971
the book of numbers Karl Fulves

Five Into Four

Five of diamonds is cut in fourth and puzzled together so a center section is missing, face changes to Four of diamonds

paradox \n geometrical puzzle with a playing card that makes a full card face-down, but a piece is left over when assembled face-up
- the turnover tactic
- business card variation
- reference file \n mitsunobu matsuyama \n powerdox \n karl fulves \n a jigsaw puzzle \n terri rogers \n inflation bite \n jon charles \n mitsunobu matsuyama \n from jim snapp \n jim snapp
1979
the chronicles Mitsunobu Matsuyama

Paradox

geometrical puzzle with a playing card that makes a full card face-down, but a piece is left over when assembled face-up

the moving pip \n pip missing on card that is cut in pieces, when re-arranged pip moved \n karl fulves \n five into four \n karl fulves
1980
curioser Karl Fulves

The Moving Pip

pip missing on card that is cut in pieces, when re-arranged pip moved

powerdox \n rectangle puzzle, two pieces one by one removed but still a rectangle \n karl fulves \n paradox \n mitsunobu matsuyama
1980
curioser Karl Fulves

Powerdox

rectangle puzzle, two pieces one by one removed but still a rectangle

euclid's vanish \n number of objects drawn on a slate changes from seven to six, sliding part \n martin gardner \n the geometric slate \n karl fulves
1980
curioser Martin Gardner

Euclid's Vanish

number of objects drawn on a slate changes from seven to six, sliding part

a jigsaw puzzle \n card puzzle as a revelation, four of hearts instead of five of hearts \n terri rogers \n paradox \n mitsunobu matsuyama
1981
babel Terri Rogers

A Jigsaw Puzzle

card puzzle as a revelation, Four of Hearts instead of Five of Hearts

fair exchange \n two jigsaw puzzles fit face down but not face up \n masao atsukawa
1986
the new york magic symposium — collection 5 Masao Atsukawa

armchair golfer \n mel stover's vanishing pencil (version of the magic egg puzzle), pencil on paper changes places with pencil on initialed paper \n tom craven
1992
the trapdoor — volume two Tom Craven

Armchair Golfer

Mel Stover's Vanishing Pencil (version of the Magic Egg Puzzle), pencil on paper changes places with pencil on initialed paper

here's some magic you can do \n vanishing leprechaun / disappearing dwarf / hat puzzle, bongo design \n ali bongo
2002
lecture notes - geneva 2002 Ali Bongo

Here's Some Magic You Can Do

vanishing Leprechaun / Disappearing Dwarf / Hat puzzle, Bongo design

torn uncut card sheet \n uncut sheet which contains all the cards of the deck, magician rearranges the pieces of the sheet to make a previously selected card disappear from it, "52 on 1 gag" \n tomas blomberg \n curry's paradox \n paul curry
2015
blomberg laboratories Tomas Blomberg

Torn Uncut Card Sheet

uncut sheet which contains all the cards of the deck, magician rearranges the pieces of the sheet to make a previously selected card disappear from it, "52 on 1 Gag"