Volume 19 - Issue 1 - September 1986

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The Shakespeare of mathematics
   Roger Webster
   pp. 1-6

How obvious is it?
   Hazel Perfect
   pp. 7-13

On doodles and 4-regular graphs
   J. C. Turner
   pp. 1418

Seconds of prime beef
   pp. 1920

Stochastic compartmental models
   M. J. Faddy
   pp. 21-25

Computer column
   Mike Piff
   pp. 26-27

Letter to the Editor: Sources in recreational mathematics
   David Singmaster
   p. 28

Letter to the Editor: Curiosities about prime numbers
   Malcolm K. Smithers
   pp. 28-29

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 30-32

Book review: The Psychology of Learning Mathematics
   by R. S. Kem (Penguin Books, 1986)
   Hazel Perfect
   p. 32