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Numbers for Masochists: A Guide to Mental Factoring

Article by Hilarie Orman and Richard Schroeppel
  • Published in 2018
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Many people can multiply large numbers mentally, and there are numerous treatises on how to do it. However, the inverse problem, factoring, is rarely discussed. This paper will show you how to factor numbers up to 100,000 in your head. In fact, you will be able to factor some numbers much larger than that.

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NumbersforMasochistsAGuidetoMentalFactoring
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article
date_added
2019-07-31
date_published
2018-07-11

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@article{NumbersforMasochistsAGuidetoMentalFactoring,
	key = {NumbersforMasochistsAGuidetoMentalFactoring},
	type = {article},
	title = {Numbers for Masochists: A Guide to Mental Factoring},
	author = {Hilarie Orman and Richard Schroeppel},
	abstract = {Many people can multiply large numbers mentally, and there are numerous treatises on how to do it. However, the inverse problem, factoring, is rarely discussed. This paper will show you how to factor numbers up to 100,000 in your head. In fact, you will be able to factor some numbers much larger than that.},
	comment = {},
	date_added = {2019-07-31},
	date_published = {2018-07-11},
	urls = {http://www.purplestreak.com/g4g13/mentalfactoring.pdf},
	collections = {Easily explained,Integerology},
	url = {http://www.purplestreak.com/g4g13/mentalfactoring.pdf},
	year = 2018,
	urldate = {2019-07-31}
}