25 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects / Deck as Calculator or Calendar
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Lloyd E. Jones The Cyclic Number A packet containing six cards forming the number 142857, when multiplied by any number from 2 to 6, gives a result which the cards themselves reveal Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 9
Karl Fulves Mental Giant deck as calculator, 3D and 8D, sum or difference appears between them The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 222
Henry Christ, Harry Lorayne The Difference & The Sum spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted Reputation-Makers 105
Henry Christ The HC Difference & Sum original handling, spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted Reputation-Makers 113
Fred Kaps I am in Debt Ace to Four, then cards are removed, always add up to tenRelated to Fred Kaps Lecture 5
Gene Finnell Computer deck can count (Ace, Two, Three appear) and give the sum and difference of two cut-off packets, Klondike Shuffle Gene Finnell's Card Magic 13
Gene Finnell Unknown Difference two packets cut off, Klondike shuffle with rest, reversed card is now at a position that corresponds to difference of the two sizes of the cut-off packets, Penelope Gene Finnell's Card Magic 12
Nick Trost A Prediction and a Date - Updated Cards dealt to any year called for from 1900 to 1975, plus predict a cardVariations Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 16
Richard Himber Calculator Cards No. 62, selection is "six and three quarters cards" down in deck, it's correct with a card in which a quarter is torn out Self-Working Card Tricks 94
Christian Scherer 3-6-9 deck as calculator, selection found at total Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 53
Karrell Fox Guaranteed Future comedy fortune telling routine in which current date comes out, spectator gives kiss to performer Another Book 111
Paul Harris Mickey Mouse Math cards change and split to display basic calculations with its spot valuesVariationsAlso published here Close-up Fantasies Finalé 105
J. W. Sarles The Calculator Card Trick No. 77, deck answers simple calculation after a spectator's cut More Self-Working Card Tricks 116
Vic Shoenk, Karl Fulves Destiny No. 76, coin from batch chosen, deck shuffled and dealt into four piles, face cards on piles are the year of the date, e.g. Ace-Nine-Eight-Nine Self-Working Coin Magic 105
Alex Elmsley Sum Talk of Alexander value of selection is used to deal to another selection and so on through the deck, sum of all values equates a number from beginning The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 171
Karl Fulves Day One date chosen by choosing some face-up and face-down cards from grid layout, looked up in diary, card noted there predicted, tapestryVariations Crooked Tales 35
Jack Birnman Higher Math cards are used and transform/appear to illustrate simple calculationsRelated to The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 93
Paul Harris Mickey Mouse Math cards change and split to display basic calculations with its spot valuesAlso published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale) 67
Mickey MacDougall Trick of the Ages spectator cuts to cards which duplicate a chosen date The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 20
Karl Fulves Takeaway seven-as-nine count, a Three taken away, only six cards remain The Fine Print (Issue 9) 270
Fred Kaps, James Swain I am in Debt cards total ten although one by one is removedRelated to 21st Century Card Magic 108
Unknown Mental Math No. 10, three spectator concoct three-didget numbers from cards, they are added and sum predicted as four cards in case New Self-Working Card Tricks 16
David Regal The Sum Of The Parts Micky Mouse Math variationInspired by Constant Fooling 1 12
Karl Fulves Sum Card Prophet spectator choses card face-up and stabs it into face-down deck, cards on either side add up to chosen valueRelated to When Psychics Play Poker 54
Karl Fulves Year With Meaning "Unexplained"
overhand stacking the values that combine to a year, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 3) 179