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Mathematics Magazine - April 1998

ARTICLES

Beholding a Rotating Beacon
by Irl Bivens and Andrew Simoson

A Historically Focused Course in Abstract Algebra
by Israel Kleiner

Defining Chaos
by Mario Martelli, Mai Dang, and Tanya Seph

NOTES

A Lambda Slaughter
by Dan Kalman

Archimedes' Quadrature of the Parabola Revisited
by Gordon Swain and Thomas Dence

Proof Without Words: Adding Like Sines
by Rick Mabry and Paul Deiermann

Perfectly Odd Cubes
by Steven Kahan

The Square Root of Two Is Irrational: Proof by Poem
by Maurice Machover

Small Denominators: No Small Problem
by Scott J. Beslin, Douglas J. Baney, and Valerio de Angelis

Math Bite: On n 1/n > (n + 1)1/(n + 1) , n 3
by T. S. Nanjundiah

The Randomness of Remainders
by D. A. Moran and B. M. Stewart

Proof Without Words: Area Under a Polygonal Arch
by Philip R. Mallinson

PROBLEMS

Proposals 1544-1548

Quickies 877-879

Solutions 1519-1523

Answers 877-879

REVIEWS

NEWS AND LETTERS

58th Annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED