Volume 37 - Issue 1 - September 2004

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From the Editor
   pp. 1-3

Maths for the Wastepaper Bin
   P. Glaister
   pp. 4-9

I'm Tired: Can We Stop Now?
   Slobodan Radoman, Paul Belcher
   pp. 10-12

Sorting Sequences
   Jonathan Smith
   pp. 13-16

The Soccer World Cup: Poisson Versus Pascal
   John C. B. Cooper
   pp. 17-19

Simple Properties of a Circle
   Guido Lasters
   pp. 20-22

Slow Runners Also Have a Chance
   M. A. Khan
   pp. 23-26

Smith Numbers
   Shyam Sunder Gupta
   pp. 27-29

Mathematics in the Classroom
   pp. 30-31

Computer column
   pp. 32-34

Letter to the Editor: The Fibonacci sequence
   Gian Paolo Almirante
   pp. 35-36

Letter to the Editor: Three squares in arithmetic progression
   Muneer Jebreel
   p. 37

Letter to the Editor: Reversing the roles of exp and ln
   Chan Wei Min
   pp. 38-39

Letter to the Editor: Proving a mathematical identity by using physics
   M. A. Khan
   pp. 39-40

Letter to the Editor: Integration simplified
   John J. Boncek
   p. 40

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 41-45

Book review: How to Enjoy Calculus by E. S. Pine
   (Universities Press, 2002)
   Jonny Griffiths
   pp. 45-46

Book review: Changing Core Mathematics Edited by
   C. Arney, D. Small (MAA, 2002)
   Jonny Griffihs
   p. 46

Book review: Conjecture and Proof by M. Laczkovich (MAA, 2001)
   David Sharpe
   pp. 46-47

Book review: Fractals, Graphics & Mathematics Education Edited by
   B. Mandelbrot, M. Frame (MAA, 2002)
   Nick Lord
   p. 47

Other books received:
   Discrete Mathematics for Computing by P. Grossman (Palgrave
   Macmillan, 2002)   
   p. 47