14 entries in Numbers / Principles / Counting Sides in Square or Triangle
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich Wilhelm Frikell, W. H. Cremer The Unfaithful Knave counting sides in square
Also published here
  • "The Secret Out", W. H. Cremer, 1891
July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
12
Michael Weber To Feed Many food (grapes, nuts or the like) placed in bowls, even though some are eaten the amount stays the same, mathematical principle (edge counting)
Also published here 1990 4
Michael Weber To Feed Many food (grapes, nuts or the like) placed in bowls, even though some are eaten the amount stays the same, mathematical principle (edge counting)
VariationsAlso published here 1991 103
Jim Steinmeyer Understanding The Bermuda Triangle counting trick with triangle formation of objects
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 12)
53
Bob Farmer Square of Cards square layout, task to arrange then so the sides add up to the same total
Nov. 1994
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 3)
75
Paul Harris Perfect-Ten Paper Clip Paradox puzzle with a complex layout of several object, e.g. paper clips
1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive)
271
David Harkey Found In Bermuda counting trick with triangle formation of little paper planes, the paper planes vanish and are found in purse
Inspired by May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
66
Jim Steinmeyer Understanding the Bermuda Triangle counting trick with triangle formation of objects
Also published here 2002 15
Gary Plants Casino Royal coins in square layout, coins are added, yet number remains same, mathematical principle (edge counting)
2004 33
Robert E. Neale Breaking Bread Small pieces of bread placed in groups that form a square, even though some are eaten, the amount of bread stays the same, mathematical principle (edge counting)
Inspired by 2008 16
Steve Beam Square Dance square layout routine with cards, counting the sides, mathematical, revelation at end
2010 28
Michael Weber, Tim Trono 4 Square Meals M&Ms laid out in square in bunches and each side counted, then some are eaten but counts remain the same (after redistributing them), layout puzzle
July 2012
Real Secrets (Vol. 1 No. 4)
1
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Uncommon Cents many coins in a square formation, number of coins diminishes by counting sides repeatedly, a coin then vanishes from the spectator's hand from a pile à la Terry Lynn
(Real Secrets Bonus sheet)
Sep. 2013
Real Secrets (Vol. 2 No. 18)
5
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Vanishing Classmates counting sides in square with pictures of people, people vanish
Aug. 2014
Real Secrets (Vol. 3 No. 29)
1