Volume 30
, Issue 3

1994

David Angell's recent article on addition games reminded me of a number game called the Divisor Game.

The ancient Greeks thought about numbers in quite a different way to us.

Many mathematical functions are not readily computable using only a finite sequence of elementary arithmetic operations.

In this short article we will introduce some important notions concerned with the class of convex functions.

Q.931 In a large flat area of bushland there are two fire-spotting towers, one exactly 20km east of the other.

Q.923 On an island there are 50 brown, 57 green, 62 yellow and 68 red frogs.