Mathematical Miniatures and Apologies

 

 
  1. A Mathematical Miniature
NZMS Newsletter, No. 68, December 1996.
 
2. On Ramanujan, continued fractions and an interesting street number
NZMS Newsletter, No. 69, April 1997.
3. Partitions, generating functions and the chain rule
NZMS Newsletter, No. 70, August 1997.
4. The circular restricted three body problem and an interesting orbit
NZMS Newsletter, No. 71, December 1997.
5. Charles Dodgson: Mathematician
NZMS Newsletter, No. 72, April 1998.
6. The computation of pi: a selective history
NZMS Newsletter, No. 73, August 1998.
7. Quadratic residues and sums of two squares
NZMS Newsletter, No. 74, December 1998.
8. The Quadratic Residue Theorem
NZMS Newsletter, No. 75, April 1999.
9. Hardy's taxi, x^2+3y^2=p and Michael Lennon
NZMS Newsletter, No. 76, August 1999.
10. World Mathematical Year 2000 and the New Millenium
NZMS Newsletter, No. 77, December 1999.
11. A remarkable new formula for the digits of pi
NZMS Newsletter, No. 78, April 2000.
12. Pascal's triangle, Pade approximations and an application
NZMS Newsletter, No. 79, August 2000.
13. The inverses of some triangular matrices and the Mobius function
NZMS Newsletter, No. 80, December 2000.
14. Sum of two squares revisited
NZMS Newsletter, No. 81, April 2001.
15. Numerical Analysis and Hopf Algebras
NZMS Newsletter, No. 82, August 2001.
16. Mike Hendy on Catalan Numbers and Evolutionary Trees
NZMS Newsletter, No. 83, December 2001.
17. The three-eighths rule and a figure eigth three body orbit
NZMS Newsletter, No. 84, April 2002.
18. Some applications of Bernoulli numbers
NZMS Newsletter, No. 85, August 2002.
19. Bradman, Beethoven, Brown and Bolt
NZMS Newsletter, No. 86, December 2002.
20. Mathematics and Music
NZMS Newsletter, No. 87, April 2003.
21. R gave me a DAE underneath the Linden tree
NZMS Newsletter, No. 88, August 2003.
22. Dennis McEldowney; Snow through a spectrum darkly
NZMS Newsletter, No. 89, December 2003.
23. The Commuting Mathematician goes to a wedding
NZMS Newsletter, No. 90, March 2004.
24. Blowing our own Google; Dynamical Systems and Numerical Analysis
NZMS Newsletter, No. 91, June 2004.
25. Punishing horse thieves and game theory
NZMS Newsletter, No. 92, November 2004.
26. Mathematicians and light bulbs
NZMS Newsletter, No. 93, March 2005.
     

 

Mathematical Apologies

 
  1. Mathematical Apology
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 43, Volume 35, No 3, December 1998.
 
  2. Mathematical Apology
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 52, Volume 36, No 1, May 1999.
 

 

3. Approximation of irrational numbers by rational numbers
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 58, Volume 36, No 2, August 1999.
4. The Euclidean algorithm, continued fractions and rational approximations
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 47, Volume 36, No 3, December 1999.
5. sqrt(-1) in finite fields and sums of two squares
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 49, Volume 37, No 1, May 2000.
6. A discourse on the square root of 2
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 45,Volume 37, No 2, August 2000.
7. Newton's method for computing sqrt(2)
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 53, Volume 37, No 3, December 2000.
8. Squaring for square roots
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 54, Volume 38, No 1, May 2001.
9. Homotopy and sqrt(2)
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 53, Volume 38, No 2, August 2001.
10. The golden ratio and the secant method
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 71, Volume 38, No 3, December 2001.
11. A beautiful picture
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 103, Volume 39, No. 1, May 2002.
12. A tale of one city: Hamilton and Dublin
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 73, Voulme 39, No. 2, August 2002.
13. Hidden dimensions
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 92, Volume 39, No. 3,December 2002.
14. Games with Fibonacci Numbers
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 68, Volume 40, No. 1, May 2003.
15. Lessons in Geometry
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 60, Volume 40, No. 2, July 2003.
16. Factorising and Linear Equations
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 65, Volume 40, No. 3, November 2003.
17. Mathematical Connections
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 65, Volume 41, No. 1, March 2004.
18.  Golden Days
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 65, Volume 41, No. 2, June 2004.
19. σ / √N
The New Zealand Mathematics Magazine, Page 65, Volume 41, No. 3, November 2004.
 
 

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