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Mathematics Magazine - April 2000

ARTICLES

A Postmodern View of Fractions and the Reciprocals of Fermat Primes
by Rafe Jones and Jan Pearce

Proof Without Words: The Arithmetic-Geometric-Mean Inequality for Three Positive Numbers
by Claudi Alsina

Counting on Continued Fractions
by Arthur T. Benjamin, Francis Edward Su, and Jennifer J. Quinn

Venn Said It Couldn't Be Done
by Peter Hamburger and Raymond E. Pippert

Superexponentiation and Fixed Points of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
by Stephen R. Wassell

When is the Product of Two Oblong Numbers Another Oblong?
by Trygve Breiteig

NOTES

Eisenstein's Lemma and Quadratic Reciprocity for Jacobi Symbols
by Brett A. Tangedal

Monty Hall Uses a Mixed Strategy
by Herb Bailey

A Convergence Theorem for the Riemann Integral
by Russell A. Gordon

Matrices, Continued Fractions, and Some Early History of Iteration Theory
by Michael Sormani

From 30 to 60 is Not Twice as Hard
by Michael Dalezman

Euler's Formula for zFACE>(2 k), Proved by Induction on k
by Ji Chungang and Chen Yonggao

 

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Proposals 1594-1598
Quickies 899-900
Solutions 1569-1573
Answers 899-900

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