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Mathematics Magazine - February 1997

ARTICLES

An Introduction to Combinatorial Group Theory and the Word Problem
by David Peifer

Moving into the Desert with Fibonacci
by Martin Aigner

Professor Fogelfroe
by Kenneth Kaminsky

Golden Fields: A Case for the Heptagon
by Peter Steinbach

Where the Inflection Points of a Polynomial May Lie
by Bruce B. Anderson

NOTES

How to Spread Rumors Fast
by C. Kenneth Fan, Bjorn Poonen and George Poonen

More on the Thinned-Out Harmonic Series
by Gerald A. Heuer

Proof Without Words: Counting Cannonballs
by Deanna B. Haunsperger and Stephen F. Kennedy

Bernoulli's Identity Without Calculus
by Kenneth S. Williams

A Tree for Generating Bernoulli Numbers
by S. C. Woon

Mapping the Cantor Set onto [0, 1]
by Melissa Richey

Some Remarks on the Evaluation of
by Judith A. Palagallo and Thomas E. Price

PROBLEMS

Proposals 1514-1518

Quickies 859-861

Solutions 1489-1493

Answers 859-861

REVIEWS

NEWS AND LETTERS

J. Arthur Seebach

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED