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Math Horizons - Volume 14

  September 2006

 

Arthur T. Benjamin 
Jennifer J. Quinn
Editors

 

Table of Contents

5 A Cantorian Tour Around the South Pole
Eli Maor
10 Elementary Constructions of Persian Mosaics
Reza Sarhangi and Slavik Jablan
14 A Harmonic Note
Jorge Aarao
16 Manjul Bhargava: Budding Superstar
Joseph A. Gallian
18  The Hyperbolic Tourist
Michael McDaniel
22 How to Start...and Maintain your School's Math Club
Moshe Cohen
24 International Mathematical Experiences
Robert Lewand, Robin Black, and John Hanley
26 Word Wise: The Bows and Arrows of Trigonometry
Randy Schwartz and Rheta Rubenstein
28 Book Reviews
Gwen Spencer and Marcus Emmanuel Barnes
30 Career Profile: What is an Actuary
Jim Daniel
32 A Journal of the Budapest Semesters n Mathematics
Emily King
35 International Waters: An Anatomy of an Analysis
S. N. Seppala-Holtzman
    40 Problem Section
Andy Liu
    43 Pentominoku
Laura Taalman
   
Arthur T. Benjamin  and Jennifer J. Quinn, Editors

 

 
  November 2006

 

Arthur T. Benjamin 
Jennifer J. Quinn
Editors

 

Table of Contents

5

The Collatz Chameleon

Marc Chamberland
9

A Conversation with Lewis Carroll
Ezra Brown

12

Condensation Method of Evaluating Determinants
Adrian Rice and Eve Torrence

16

One Introduction to Mathematical Research
Bruce Reznick

18 

Stupid Divisibility Tricks
Marc Renault

22

Number Theory Crossword Puzzle
Thomas P. Dence and Jenise A. Smalley

24

About Knitting…
sarah marie belcastro and Carolyn Yackel

28

Book Reviews
Chris Scheper and Jacob McMillen

30

REU Profile: Industrial-Strength Mathematics at WPI
Arthur Heinricher

32

Contract Law 101.111…
William Kazez

34

My Train of Thought
Stephen R. Cavior

40

Problem Section
Andy Liu

    43

Polyhex Compatibility
Andris Cibulis and George Sicherman

   
Arthur T. Benjamin  and Jennifer J. Quinn, Editors

 

 
  February 2007

 

Arthur T. Benjamin 
Jennifer J. Quinn
Editors

 

Table of Contents

2

Math Bends it like Beckham
Tim Chartier

5

Why are Games Exciting and Stimulating?
Aviezri S. Fraenkel

8

Mixing a Night out with Probability… & Making a Fortune
Kari Lock

10

An ESPeriment with Cards
Colm Mulcahy

13 

Sudoku: Just for Fun or Is It Mathematics?
Sam Cook, Cory Fujimoto, Leigh Mingle and Cami Sawyer

16

Who Wants to Be a Half-Millionaire?
Patrick Headley

18

The Taxman Game
Robert K. Moniot

22

The Solutions to Elmsley’s Problem
Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham

28

Book Reviews
Steven Byrnes and Jacob McMillen

30

REU Profile: The Duluth REU Program
Joseph A. Gallian

34

Mathematical Survivor
Steven Kahan

37

SET, Affine Planes and Latin Squares
Anna Bickel and Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo

    39 Problem Section
Andy Liu
    43

The Game of SET
Anna Bickel

   
Arthur T. Benjamin  and Jennifer J. Quinn, Editors

 

 
 

 

April 2007

 

Arthur T. Benjamin 
Jennifer J. Quinn
Editors

 

Table of Contents

2

Team Minnesota Sculpts Winning Mathematical Art
Stan Wagon

5

Pythagoras’s Darkest Hour
Colin Adams

7

Hide and Seek
Andy Martin

8

When Lions Battle
Nicholas Tasaday

12 

A Dozen Questions About A Dozen
James Tanton

17

Mathematical Enquirer
Gary Gordon, Dan Kalman, Liz McMahon, Roger B. Nelsen, and Bruce Reznick

21

If the IRS had discovered the quadratic formula…
Daniel J. Velleman

22

Book Reviews
Jacob McMillen and Michael Flake

24

Whodunit?
Ezra Brown

26

Statistician’s Blues—
Larry Lesser

32

Problem Section
Andy Liu

35

New Mathematical Definitions and Contest
Ken Suman


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