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Trick a friend with your "psychic powers" using only numbers. You don't have to be smart- just remember these steps.
- Tell your partner to pick a number between 1- 10.
- After they pick a #, tell them to multiply it by 2.
- After that tell them to multiply it by 5.
- After that ask them to divide their current number by their original number. (ex: in the 1st step if they pick 3, tell him/her to divide their current number (30) by 3)
- Now tell your partner to subtract their number by 7.
- If you did this right, it should be always be 3!
- How it works: so say in the first step they pick 5. In the 2nd and 3rd step, they times it 2 and 5, but actually, they multiply it by 10. so they get( in this example) 50. in the 4th step, they divide it by the original number, or 5. *so they always get 10. the 5th is optional, but it makes the trick less obvious.
- Try to be dramatic. After all, it is a 'magic' trick.
- give them some time on step 4. its kinda complicated.
- Don't forget the steps! This could be embarassing.
- Keep a straight face, but don't be too serious.
- If possible, give them a calculator. Step 3 is a tough one.
- DON'T do this to 2 or more partners at a once.
Things You'll Need
- A partner( a friend, your mom, etc.)
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