Volume 38 - Issue 1 - September 2005

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From the Editor
   pp. 1-2

Ptolemy versus Copernicus
   Thomas J. Osler, Joseph Diaco
   pp. 3-6

More Odd Abundant Sequences
   Jay L. Schiffman, Christopher S. Simons
   pp. 7-8

Pick's Theorem and Greatest Common Divisors
   M. A. Nyblom
   pp. 9-11

Equicentric Patterns
   P. Glaister
   pp. 12-16

Partitioning Fibonacci Sets
   Philip Maynard
   pp. 17-20

Progression of Scores and Averages in Test Cricket
   A. Tan, R. Ramachandran, W. Sheng
   pp. 21-28

But I Only Want to Half Differentiate!
   Linda Ettlin, Paul Belcher
   pp. 29-34

Mathematics in the Classroom
   pp. 34-35

Letter to the Editor: Fibonacci and Lucas numbers
   Norman Routledge
   p. 36

Letter to the Editor: Periodic recurrence relations
   Nick Lord
   pp. 36-37

Letter to the Editor: Diophantine equations
   Alastair Summers
   p. 38

Letter to the Editor: Square roots by subtraction
   Joyce Davies
   pp. 38-39

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 40-43

Book review: Resources for the Study of Real Analysis
   by R. L. Brabenec (MAA, 2004)
   Paul Belcher
   p. 44

Book review: Closepacks and Quasi-Closepacks by
   P. Taylor (Nattygrafix, 2004)
   p. 44

Book review: Mathematical Delights by R. Honsberger (MAA, 2004)
   Matthew Hull
   pp. 44-45

Book review: Mathematical Adventures for Students and Amateurs
   Edited by D. F. Hayes, T. Shubin (MAA, 2004)
   Oliver Talbot
   p. 45

Book review: Core Mathematics 2 by G. Atwood, A. Macpherson,
   B. Moran, J. Petran, G. Staley, D. Wilkins (Heinemann, 2004)
   Jen-chin Peng
   pp. 45-46

Book review: Advancing Mathematics for AQA: Statistics 1
   by R. Williamson, G. Buque, J. Miller, C. Worth (Heinemann, 2004)
   Jason Kawa
   p. 46

Book review: Advancing Mathematics for AQA: Mechanics 2
   by T. Graham, A. Burrows (Heinemann, 2004)
   Jen-chin Peng
   pp. 46-47

Book review: Advancing Maths for AQA: Decision Maths 1
   by S. Boardman, T. Graham, D. Pearson, R. Williamson (Heinemann, 2004)
   Carol Nixon
   p. 47

Book review: Advancing Maths for AQA: Core Maths 1 by G. Atwood,
   A. Macpherson, B. Moran, J. Petran, D. Wilkins (Heinemann, 2004)
   Carsten Ghedia
   p. 47

Book review: Advancing Maths for AQA: Core Maths 4 by G. Atwood,
   A. Macpherson, B. Moran, J. Petran, K. Pledger, D. Wilkins
   (Heinemann, 2004)
   Carsten Ghedia
   p. 47