Show your friends and family this fun, almost impossible magical math trick.
Start by, Laying out 5 straws, candles, or pencils. Now layout 6 more underneath it, as shown in the diagram.
Show your friends the straws and tell them that 5 and 6 make 9.
Give them a few minutes to figure out how that is a possibility.
When they give up, move the 5 straws as shown in the diagram.
Practice this magic trick until you feel comfortable performing it in front of your friends and family.
If you would like to add more fun and mystery to the trick, think of a fun story to go along with it.