Volume 34 - Issue 1 - September 2001

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About Cyclic Quadrilaterals
   Jens Carstensen
   pp. 1-3

Some Problems in the Theory of Runs
   Joe Gani
   pp. 3-5

The Problem of the Pastilles
   Julia Moore, David K. Smith
   pp. 5-10

A Geometric Approach to Pythagorean Triples
   Guido Lasters, David Sharpe
   pp. 10-12

Distribution of Batting Scores and Opening Wicket
   Partnerships in Cricket
   A. Tan, D. Zhang
   pp. 13-16

Mathematics in the Classroom
   pp. 17-18

Computer column
   pp. 18-19

Letter to the Editor: Spiralling to a limit
   Alastair Summers
   p. 20

Letter to the Editor: Calculating square roots
   M. E. Hare
   p. 20

Letter to the Editor: The ladder problem
   (Problem 33.2)
   K. R. S. Sastry
   pp. 20-21

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 21-22

Book review: Neils Henrik Abel and his Times  
   by A. Stubhaug (Springer, 2000)
   H. Burkill
   pp. 23-24

Book review: Introducing Statistics
   by G. Upton, I. Cook (Oxford University Press, 2001)
   John Ackrill
   p. 24

Book review: Introducing Pure Mathematics
   by R. Smedley, G. Wiseman (Oxford University Press, 2001)
   Sarah Russell
   p. 24

Other books received:
   Mathematical Olympiads: Problems and Solutions from 
   Around the World 1998-1999 Edited by T. Andreescu,
   Z. Feng (MAA, 2000)  
   Proofs Without Words II by R. B. Nelsen (MAA, 2000) 
   Foundation GCSE Mathematics by M. Brindley
   (Oxford University Press, 2001)  
   Do Brilliantly: AS Maths by J. Berry, T. Graham, R. Williamson 
   (Collins, 2001)  
   Do Brilliantly: GCSE Maths by P. Metcalf (Collins, 2001) 
   Instant Revision: GCSE Maths by P. Metcalf (Collins, 2001) 
   Total Revision: GCSE Maths by P. Metcalf (Collins, 2001) 
   Do Brilliantly: KS3 Maths by K. Evans, K. Gordon (Collins, 2001)
   Total Revision: KS3 Maths by K. Evans, K. Gordon (Collins, 2001) 
   p. 24