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Mathematics Magazine - April 1999

ARTICLES

The Discovery of Ceres: How Gauss Became Famous
by Donald Teets and Karen Whitehead

Marriages Made in the Heavens: A Practical Application of Existence
by Dan Kalman

Pianos and Continued Fractions
by Edward Dunne and Mark McConnell

Anatomy of a Circle Map
by W. E. Briggs and William L. Briggs

NOTES

Cyclic Sums for Polygons
by G. C. Shephard

When Can One Load a Set of Dice so that the Sum Is Uniformly Distributed?
by William I. Gasarch and Clyde P. Kruskal

When is U(n) Cyclic? An Algebraic Approach
by David R. Guichard

Proof Without Words: The Triangle of Medians Has Three-Fourths the Area of the Original Triangle
by Norbert Hungerbühler

Mutual Multiples in Zn'
by Zun Shan and Edward T. H. Wang

Unevening the Odds of "Even Up"
by Arthur T. Benjamin and Jennifer J. Quinn

Math Bite: Constructing Efficient Particle Accelerators Is as Easy as 1 + 1 = 2 (Thanks to Vladimir Visnjic)
by Doron Zeilberger

PROBLEMS

Proposals 1569-1573

Quickies 889-890

Solutions 1544-1548

Answers 889-890

REVIEWS

NEWS AND LETTERS

Editor Search; Letter to the Editor

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