What is the height of intelligence? What is the height of calculating higher values within seconds without a calculator? Can you believe that such a man exist in our world who can calculate larger numbers without the help of a calculator, in fact he give results more quickly than a person can do by calculator.
Name: Scott Flansburg
Nickname: The Human Calculator
Pen Name: The Mental Calculator
From: United States
Profession: Author, Teacher
- Guinness World Record holder for speed of mental calculation.
- Ambassador for World Math Day.
He has the ability to solve complex math questions, he can add, subtract and multiply values very rapidly, he even can perform square roots and cube roots. He use nontraditional tactics to solve these math questions and he says that everyone has the ability to solve such difficult and complex problems without a calculator.
Since 1990, he has appeared in many TV Shows i-e The Oprah Winfrey Show and Larry King Live, schools, institutions and larger organizations i-e IBM and NASA to give lecture and teach people about how can they use their brain to perform such calculations. According to Scott Flansburg, he could be more faster if he was able to speak as fast as he think.
Also check this video of Scott Flansburg.
He has explained many of his tactics in his book Math Magic: How to Master Everyday Math Problems, Revised Edition. To buy this book, you may refer here.