Volume 24 - Issue 4 - May 1992

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The Josephus Problem
   I. M. Richards
   pp. 97-104

Cyclotomic polynomials
   Dermot Roaf
   pp. 105-107

The girl and the fly: a von Neumann legend
   Herbert R. Bailey
   pp. 108-109

A problem in spherical trigonometry
   Peter Brodsky
   pp. 110-113

A divisibility test for large numbers
   Dimitry Papadopoulos
   pp. 114-115

Self-cannabalistic snake
   Paul Belcher
   pp. 116-117

Calculator button pushing
   Paul Belcher
   pp. 117-118

Computer column
   Mike Piff
   p. 119

Letter to the Editor: On fast convergence to π
   John Mooney
   pp. 120-121

Letter to the Editor: Formula 1 motor racing
   P. Glaister
   p. 121

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 122-124

Book review: Huygens and Barrow, Newton and Hooke
   by V. I Arnol'd (Birkhäuser Verlag, 1990)
   Jeremy Bygott
   pp. 124-125

Book review: Fractals, Chaos, Power Laws: Minutes from an
   Infinite Paradise by M. Schroeder (W. H. Freeman, 1991)
   A. W. F. Edwards
   p. 125

Book review: Work Out Pure Mathematics A-level  
   by B. Haines, R. Haines (Macmillan Education Ltd, 1991)
   Paul Belcher
   p. 126

Book review: Excursions in Geometry by C. S. Ogilvy   
   (Dover, 1991)
   Amites Sarkar
   pp. 126-127

Book review: Graphs and their uses by O. Ore (revised and
   updated by R. J. Wilson (Mathematical Assocation of America, 1990)
   David Sharpe
   p. 127

Book review: Can You Win? by M. Orkin
   (W. H. Freeman, 1991)
   Nick Shea
   pp. 127-128

Book review: Introduction to Number Theory with Computing by S. Barr
   by R. B. J. T. Allenby, E. J. Redfern (Edward Arnold, 1989)
   p. 128

Index to Volumes 22 - 24
   pp. 129-132