Volume 40 - Issue 3 - May 2008

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From the Editor
   pp. 97-98

On Triangular Circles
   Aleksander Matuszok
   pp. 99-103

Generalised Binet Formulae
   Philip Maynard
   pp. 104-105

Geometric Constructions Approximating π
   Thomas J. Osler
   pp. 106-108

One Day Cricket Triangular Tournaments - Do Matches Count?
   P. Glaister
   pp. 109-115

The Better Bowler?
   Peter Stanley
   pp. 116-118

Euler's Inequality Revisted
   Zhang Yun
   pp. 119-121

A Square Wheel on a Round Track
   Peter Morris
   pp. 122-126

On Constructing 4 x 4 Magic Squares with Pre-Assigned Magic Sum
   Hossein Behforooz
   pp. 127-134

Letter to the Editor: Rational approximation to square roots
   Bob Bertuello
   p. 134

Letter to the Editor: An extension of extracting a square root
   Bor-Yann Chen
   pp. 135-136

Letter to the Editor: Circles of best fit
   Paul Belcher
   pp. 136-137

Letter to the Editor: Big numbers, happy ending
   Bob Bertuello
   p. 138

Letter to the Editor: Identical digits
   Alastair Summers
   p. 138

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 139-142

Book review: Hesiod's Anvil: Falling and Spinning Through Heaven
   and Earth by A. J. Simoson  (MAA, 2007)
   Paul Belcher
   p. 143

Other books received:
   An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis by A. Agresti  
   (John Wiley, 2007) 
   Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh 
   Edited by G. Grimmett, C. McDiamond (Oxford University Press, 2007) 
   Differential Geometry and Its Applications by J. Oprea (MAA, 2007) 
   Empirical Methods in Short-Term Climate Prediction 
   by H. van den Dool (Oxford Universitry Press, 2006) 
   Hypersolids and Quasi-Hypersolids by P. Taylor (Nattygrafix, 2006) 
   Models for Intensive Longitudinal Data by T. A. Walls, J. L. Schafter 
   (Oxford University Press, 2006) 
   The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory by J. L. Vazquez 
   (Oxford University Press, 2006) 
   p. 143