*One day Lily gathered all her friends .She told them “Any one can do magic. I found my magic talent, Watch!’*

Then, she told them to each pick a number. She said “Don’t tell anyone what number you picked. Now:

- Double it

- Add 9

-Add the # you started with

-Divide by 3

-Add 4

-Subtract that answer from the # you started with.

Then she said: "…One the count of 3, I want everyone to shout out there final answer... READY 1 2 3’.’

To their, amazement everyone shouted “THREE !!’’

Then, she told them to each pick a number. She said “Don’t tell anyone what number you picked. Now:

- Double it

- Add 9

-Add the # you started with

-Divide by 3

-Add 4

-Subtract that answer from the # you started with.

Then she said: "…One the count of 3, I want everyone to shout out there final answer... READY 1 2 3’.’

To their, amazement everyone shouted “THREE !!’’

Here are a few other versions:

- Start with a number between 1 and 5.
- Double it
- Add 2
- Divide that # by 2
- Subtract that answer from the # you started with.

- Pick a number.
- Add 5
- Double it
- Subtract 4
- Divide by 2
- Subtract that answer from the # you started with.

- Pick a number.
- Add 3
- multiply by 2
- add 4
- divide by 2
- Subtract that answer from the # you started with.