Volume 20 - Issue 3 - May 1988

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Message from the editor
   p. 65

Iteration
   Dermot Roaf
   pp. 65-70

Colouring space
   Miklos Bona
   pp. 71-73

Factorizing large numbers
   Ian Stewart
   pp. 74-77

The luck of the draw
   R. M. Clark
   pp. 78-84

Some fascinating formulae of Ramanujan
   D. Somasundaram
   p. 85

Safe driving speeds on newly surfaced roads
   Derek Hart, Tony Croft
   pp. 86-90

Little Julie's confusing calculations
   David Singmaster
   p. 91

Computer column
   Mike Piff
   p. 92

Letter to the Editor: On sums of two powers
   Hans Engelhaupt
   pp. 93-94

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 95-97

Book review: The Problems of Mathematics
   by I. Stewart (Oxford University Press, 1987)
   J. G. Brennan
   p. 98

Book review: Knotted Doughnuts and other Mathematical
   Entertainments by M. Gardner (W. Freeman and Company, 1986)
   Keith Austin
   pp. 98-99

Book review: Statistics. Problems and Solutions by E. E. Bassett,
   J. M. Bremner, I. T. Jolliffe, B. Jones, B.J. T. Morgan, P. M. North
   (Edward Arnold, 1986)
   D. J. Colwell, J. R. Gillett
   p. 99

Book review: From Number Theory to Secret Codes-A Computer
   Illustrated text by T. H. Jackson (Adam Hilger, 1987)
   David Sharpe
   pp. 99-100

Book review: A Simple Introduction to Numerical Analysis
   by R. D. Harding, D. A. Quinney (Adam Hilger, 1986)
   Mike Piff
   p. 100

Book review: A Mathematical Toolkit
   by R. R. Harding (Adam Hilger, 1986)
   Mike Piff
   p. 100

Book review: Spatial Structure and the Microcomputer
   by A. N. Barrett, A. L. Mackay (Macmillan, 1987)
   Mike Piff
   p. 100