Volume 22- Issue 3 - May 1990

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Message from the editor
   pp. 77

Interesting real numbers
   Nick MacKinnon
   pp. 77-78

White to move and mate in two: order in logic
   Keith Austin
   pp. 79-85

A simple proof of a weaker form of Stirling's formula
   Alexander Abian
   pp. 86-87

Self-attitude or golden triangles
   K. R. S. Sastry
   pp. 88-90

A sequence free from powers
   K. Prakash
   pp. 92-93

Error-correcting codes I
   R. Hill
   pp. 94-102

Computer column
   Mike Piff
   pp. 102-103

Letter to the Editor: Modula2
   Andy Lunness
   p. 104

Letter to the Editor: π from Pascal's triangle
   Ian Richards
   pp. 104-105

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 105-108

Book review: Dictionary of Mathematics
   by E. J. Borowski, J. M. Borwein (Collins, 1989)
   H. Burkill
   p. 108

Book review: The Historical Roots of Elementary Mathematics
   by L. N. H. Bunt, P. S. Jones, J. B. Bedient (Dover Publications, 1988)
   Nick MacKinnon
   p. 109

Book review: Alice in Numberland: A Student's Guide to the  
   Enjoyment of Higher Mathematics by J. Baylis, R. Haggarty
   (Macmillan Education, 1988)
   R. J. Webster
   pp. 109-110

Book review: Introduction to Proofs in Mathematics
   by J. Franklin, A. Daoud (Prentice Hall, 1988)
   I. M. Richards
   p. 110

Book review: For All Practical Purposes: Introduction to
   Contemporary Mathematics by COMAP (W. H. Freeman & Co, 1988)
   Mavis Hitchcock
   p. 111

Book review: Advances Level Statistics: An Integrated Course
   by A. Francis (Stanley Thornes Ltd, 1988)
   Carol Nixon
   p. 111

Book review: Riddles of the Sphinx and Other Mathematical
   Puzzle Tales by M. Gardner (Mathematical Association of 
   of America/Wiley, 1987)
   Gregory D. Economides
   p. 112

Book review: Thomas Gray Philosopher Cat
   by P. J. Davis (Souvenir Press, 1989)
   Jonathan L. G. Pinhey
   p. 112