Volume 32 - Issue 2 - January 2000

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A bird's eye view of spherical triangles
   A. Tan
   pp. 25-28

More about the convergence of the sequence {(1+(1/n))ⁿ}
   Vidan Govedarica, Milan Jovanović
   pp. 29-30

Reversing digits revisited
   Roger Cook
   p. 30-33

A 'three digits' problem
   P. Radmore, G. Stephenson
   p. 34

An introduction to geometric inequalities
   Zhang Yun
   pp. 35-37

Twin primes
   Pantelis A. Damianou
   pp. 37-39

Mathematics in the classroom
   p. 40

Computer column
   pp. 40-41

Letter to the editor: Peter Derlien's problem
   (Volume 31, Number 3, p. 54)
   Bob Bertuello
   p. 42

Letter to the editor: Problem 31.7
   Keith Austin
   p. 42

Letter to the editor: Unlucky 13
   Jim Whiteman
   p. 42

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 43-44

Book review: Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of
   Quotations by C. C. Gaither, A. E. Cavazos-Gaither(IOP, 1998)
   Jeremy Young
   p. 45

Book review: A History of Mathematics: An Introduction, 2nd edn
   by V. J. Katz (Addison-Wesley, 1998)
   Jeremy Young
   p. 45

Book review: The Golden Ratio and Fibonacci Numbers
   by R. A. Dunlap (World Scientific Publishing, 1997)
   Mansur Boase
   pp. 45-46

Book review: Dissections: Plane and Fancy by G. N. Frederickson
   (CUP, 1998)
   Kieran Gillick
   pp. 46-47

Book review: Statistics in Sport Edited by J. Bennett
   (Hodder Headline Plc, 1998)
   Andrew Holland
   p. 47

Book review: Introducing Pure Mathematics by R. Sedley, 
   G. Wiseman (OUP, 1998)
   Kim Skillett
   p. 47

Other books received: 
   A Mathematical Mystery Tour: Discovering the Truth and
   Beauty of the Cosmos by A. K. Dewdney (Wiley, 1999)
   Strength in Numbers: Discovering the Joy and Power of 
  
Mathematics in Everyday Life by S. K. Stein (Wiley, 1999)
   p. 47