Volume 36 - Issue 2 - January 2004

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From the Editor
   pp. 25-26

An Arithmetic Problem and Special Antimagic Graphs
   Gerd Walther
   pp. 27-29

Change of Base and the Golden Section
   Bob Bertuello, Guido Lasters
   pp. 29-32

A Series of Intrigues or Just Some Intriguing Series?
   P. Glaister
   pp. 32-34

Fermat's Method of Factorization
   Xiang Gui
   pp. 34-35

From Two- to Three-Dimensional Transformations
   with DERIVE™ 5
   P. Schofield
   pp. 35-40

Mathematics in the classroom
   pp. 41-42

Computer column
   pp. 42-43

Letter to the editor: New variants of famous problems in number theory
   Milton Chowdhury
   pp. 43-44

Letter to the editor: Looking for patterns
   Robert J. Clarke
   pp. 44-45

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 45-46

Book review: The Mathematics of Oz: Mental Gymnastics from
   Beyond the Edge by C. A. Pickover (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
   Will Donovan
   p. 47

Book review: Duelling Idiots and Other Probability Puzzlers
   by P. J. Nahin (Princeton University Press, 2002)
   Nick Lord
   p. 47

Book review: 150 Puzzles by R. Marshall, T. Sole (The Faculty
   and Institute of Actuaries, 1998)
   Paul Jefferys
   pp. 47-48

Book review: Chance in Biology: Using Probability to Explore
   Nature by M. Denny, S. Gaines (Princeton University Press, 2002)
   Joe Gani
   p. 48

Other books received:
   Mathematical Analysis Edited by A. Sitaram, V. Pati
   (Universities Press, 2001)   
   The Geometry of Numbers by C. D. Olds, A. Lax, G. Davidoff
   (MAA, 2001)   
   Ordinary Differential Equations by D. Sánchez (MAA, 2001)   
   Inovations in Teaching Abstract Algebra Edited by A. C. Hibbard, 
   E. J. Maycock (MAA, 2002)   
   Mathematical Structures for Computer Science by J. L. Gersting   
   (Freeman, 2002)   
   p. 24