## To Tell A Person Any Number He May Privately Fix OnWhen the person has fixed on a number, bid him double it and add four to that doubling; then multiply the whole by 5; to the product let him add 12, and multiply the amount by 10. From the total of all this, let him deduct 320, and tell you the remainder; from which, if you cut off the two last figures, the number that remains will be what he fixed upon. For instance, Suppose the number chosen is 7 Which doubled 14 Add 4 to it, and it will make 18 Multiply 18 by 5, gives 90 To which add 12, is 102 Multiply that by 10, makes 1020 From which deducting 320, the remainder is 700 And by striking off the two ciphers, it becomes the number thought on 7 To Take Impressions Of Coins Medals &c To Tell Any Number A Person Has Fixed On Without Asking Him Any Feedback |