Volume 32 - Issue 3 - May 2000

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Françoise Viète and the quest for π
   G. C. Bush
   pp. 49-51

Circles in the right triangle
   Jens Cartensen
   pp. 51-53

Bucky ball and soccer ball models for the Earth's continents
   A. Tan
   pp. 54-58

Constructing a triangle
   Guido Laster, David Sharpe
   pp. 58-60

Urquhart's theorem
   K. R. S. Sastry
   pp. 60-62

Mathematics in the classroom
   p. 63

Letter to the Editor: The convergence of the sequence (1 + 1/n)ⁿ  
   Yang Jin
   p. 64

Letter to the Editor:The Puzzle King
   Bob Bertuello
   p. 64

Letter to the Editor: Throwing Elliptical Shields on Floorboards
   T. Moore
   pp. 64-65

Letter to the Editor: Unlucky 13 (Volume 32, Number 2, p. 42)
   Peter Allen
   p. 65

Letter to the Editor: Unlucky 13 (Volume 32, Number 2, p. 42)
   Bob Bertuello
   p. 66

Letter to the Editor: Unlucky 13 (Volume 32, Number 2, p. 42)
   Merlin Ellis
   pp. 66-67

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 68-69

Book review: Statistics Explained by J. P. Lewis, A. Traill
   (Addison-Wesley, 1998)
   Jenny Barnfield
   p. 70

Book review: Introducing Statistics by G. Upton, I Cook
   (OUP, 1999)
   James Carpenter
   p. 70

Book review: Understanding Statistics by G.Upton, I Cook
   (OUP, 1999)
   Holly Atkin
   p. 70

Book review: MEI Structured Mathematics: Pure Mathematics 6
   by T. Heard, D. Martin (Hodder & Stoughton, 1998)
   Carol Nixon
   p. 70

Book review: MEI Structured Mathematics: Statistics 5 & 6
   by A. Cryer, M. Davies, B. Francis, G. Goodall (Hodder & Stoughton, 1998)
   Carol Nixon
   p. 70

Book review: In Search of SUSY: Supersymmetry and the Theory 
   of Everything by J. Gribbin (Penguin Books, 1998)
   Jeremy Young
   pp. 70-71

Book review: Combinatorics: A Problem Oriented Approach 
   by D. A. Marcus (MAA, 1998)
   Jeremy Young
   p. 71

Book review: The Art and Craft of Problem Solving by P. Zeitz
   (John Wiley, 1999)
   Jeremy Young
   pp. 71-72

Book review: The Master of Us All by W. Dunham (MAA 1998)
   David Sharpe
   p. 72

Other books received:
   The Eightfold Way: The Beauty of Klein's Quartic Curve
   Edited by S. Levy (CUP, 1999)
   Hodder Mathematics: Higher 1 by C. Berry, D. Cowey,  
   D. Faulkner, N. Green, C. Wood (Hodder & Stoughton, 1999)  
   Hodder Mathematics: Higher 2 by C. Berry, D. Cowey,
   D. Faulkner, N. Green, C. Wood (Hodder & Stoughton, 1999) 
   Introduction to Numerical Analysis by A. Wood
   (Addison-Wesley, 1999)
   The Simpler? Polyhedra by P. Taylor (Nattygrafix, 1999) 
   Achievements in Mathematics: Revision and Practice by
   M. E. Wardle, A. Ledsham (OUP, 1999)
   p. 72