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Mathematics Magazine - December 1997

ARTICLES

The Truel
by D. Marc Kilgour and Steven J. Brams

A Pedestrian Approach To a Method of Conway, or, A Tale of Two Cities
by James Propp

Formulae, Algorithms, and Quartic Extrema
by D. J. Jeffrey

Markov Chains and the RISK Board Game
by Barif Tan

NOTES

Recurrent Ideas in Number Theory: The Multiple Birkhoff Recurrence Theorem Used to Prove van der Waerden's Theorem
by Irene Mulvey

Functions with Compact Preimages of Compact Sets
by Jennifer Bryant, James Kuzmanovich, and Andrey Pavlichenkov

Volume and Surface Area for Polyhedra and Polytopes
by John Emert and Roger Nelson

On the Fermat-Torricelli Points of Tetrahedra and of Higher Dimensional Simplexes
by Sadi Abu-Saymeh and Mowaffaq Hajja

Math Bite: 1, 2, 3, Facetiae
by Monte J. Zerger

Proof Without Words: Construction of Two Lunes with Combined Area Equal to That of a Given Right Triangle
by Eugene A. Margerum and Michael M. McDonnell

PROBLEMS

Proposals 1534-1538

Quickies 871-873

Solutions 1509-1513

Answers 871-873

REVIEWS

NEWS AND LETTERS

Letter to the Editor

Acknowledgements

Index to Volume 70

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED