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Volume 4, Number 1

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4 January 1999                                    Vol. 4, No. 1


1999 Puzzle | Ken's Puzzle | |
Prime Puzzles - Rivera 1999 PUZZLE - Judy Brown, Math Forum For students in grades 3-12 with a general knowledge of mathematics. Use the digits in the year 1999 and the operations +, -, x, /, sqrt (square root), ^ (raise to a power), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for the counting numbers 1 through 100. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- KEN'S PUZZLE OF THE WEEK - Ken Duisenberg A weekly puzzle for advanced high school or college level students, with a math, geometry, or game focus. The problems are easy to understand but tricky to solve. An archive of over 100 previous problems and solutions is available: See also Ken's Puzzle Links to more than fifty mathematical and word puzzle pages: -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHPUZZLE.COM: MATH PUZZLE OF THE WEEK - Ed Pegg, Jr. A site celebrating math puzzles and mathematical recreations. Ed Pegg is a twenty-year member of the National Puzzler's League, and frequently contributes to the New York Times crossword, Games magazine, and National Public Radio's Sunday Puzzler. In addition to his puzzle of the week, Pegg's math puzzle pages include: - Fair Dice, - Chaos Tiles - Multistate Mazes, - Iamonds - Leapers, - Word Play - Previous Puzzles - Other Stuff. Also provided are links to places you can buy puzzles; good applet puzzles; mathematical recreation sites; daily, weekly, and monthly puzzle sites; and other sites the author likes (game reports, reviews, etc.) -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- THE PRIME PUZZLES & PROBLEMS CONNECTION - Carlos B. Rivera An anthology of the most interesting problems and puzzles explicitly related to prime numbers. The site is organized into: - Records - to convert you into a "prime hunter"; you'll discover that all you need to top a record is a PC, a good code, and a certain amount of patience - Conjectures - mathematical "guesses" for experts to prove or disprove - Problems suitable for amateurs - Puzzles - more than 30 puzzles having to do with prime numbers: \|/ For more puzzle sites, see: - The Big List of Puzzle and Riddle Pages - The Black Stump Puzzle Page - The Ultimate Puzzle Site -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum Ask Dr. Math Problems of the Week Internet Resources Teacher2Teacher Discussion Groups Join the Math Forum Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \

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