Volume 27 - Issue 2 - January 1995

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Georg Cantor, 1845-1918: he transposed mathematics into a new key
   Hazel Perfect
   pp. 25-28

Harmonic means and Egyptian fractions
   Frank Chorlton
   p. 29

Sums of arithmetic progressions
   Roger Cook, David Sharpe
   pp. 30-32

Optimal arrangements for a dartboard
   P. J. Everson, A. P. Bassom
   pp. 32-34

Reflection problems
   I. M. Richards
   pp. 35-37

Computer column
   Mike Piff
   p. 37

Difference and differential equations
   G. N. Thwaites
   pp. 38-40

Mathematics in the classroom
   pp. 41-42

An example of uncorrelated dependent random variables
   Michael Cain
   p. 42

Letter to the editor: Palindromic numbers
   F. J. Papp
   p. 43

Letter to the editor: Palindromic numbers
   Gustaaf Lahousse
   p. 43

Letter to the editor: The Smarandache function
   I. M. Radu
   p. 43

Letter to the editor: The Smarandache function, inter alia
   Paul Erdős
   pp. 43-44

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 45-46

Book review: Cryptology by A. Beutelspacher
   (Mathematical Association of America, 1994)
   Mark Blyth
   p. 47

Book review: MEI: Mechanics Book 2 by J. S. Berry, 
   E. Graham, R. Porkess (Hodder and Stoughton)
   Neil Bibby
   p. 47

Book review: Statistics for Engineering Problem Solving
   by S. B. Vardeman (PWS Publishing Company, 1993) 
   Richard Buxton
   pp. 47-48

Book review: Memorobilia Mathematica: The Philomath's
   Quotation Book by R. E. Moritz   
   (Mathematical Association of America, 1993) 
   p. 48

Book review: Out of the Mouths of Mathematicians: A
   Quotation Book for Philomaths Edited by R. Schmalz 
   (Mathematical Association of America, 1993)
   Mark French
   p. 48

Book review: A Mathematical Pandora's Box by B. Bolt
   (Cambridge University Press, 1993) 
   Mark French
   p. 48

Other books received:
   Essentials of Statistical Methods, in 41 pages by T. P. Hutchinson
   (Rumsby Scientific Publishing, 1993) 
   Elementary Classical Analysis by J. R. Marsden, M. J. Hoffman 
   (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1993) 
   Einstein Metrics and Yang-Mills Connections by T. Mabuchi,
   S. Mukai (Marcel Dekker, 1993)
   Problem Solving and Investigations by D. Wells (Rain Press, 1993)  
   p. 48