Volume 17


Issue 1

We received an interesting letter from one of our readers, S.J. Cohen, who has found a way of generating sequences of Pythagorean Triangles by means of certain irrational square roots.

Issue 2

Suppose that our Government has decided to improve the capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy. It has resolved to buy one new destroyer for each 1000km of the Australian coast-line. The only problem left for the Navy is to measure the length of the coast-line.

Issue 3

On several occasions I have been in the position of having to cook a roast dinner. My experience in this field is rather limited and so I have to rely on cookbooks to provide cooking temperature and time.