Journal of Recreational Mathematics

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Journal of Recreational Mathematics  
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Discipline Recreational mathematics
Language English
Edited by Charles Ashbacher, Lamarr Widmer
Publication details
Baywood Publishing Company (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0022-412X

The Journal of Recreational Mathematics is an American journal dedicated to recreational mathematics, started in 1968. It has generally been published quarterly by the Baywood Publishing Company, but the most recent volume (volume 37) was published in 2008. The initial publisher (of volumes 1–5) was Greenwood Periodicals, Incorporated.

Harry Nelson was primary editor for five years (volumes 9 through 13, excepting volume 13, number 4, when the initial editor returned as lead) and Joseph Madachy, the initial lead editor and editor of a predecessor called Recreational Mathematics Magazine which ran during the years 1961 to 1964, was the editor for many years. Charles Ashbacher and Colin Singleton took over as editors when Madachy retired (volume 30 number 1). The current editors are Ashbacher and Lamarr Widmer. The journal has from its inception also listed associate editors, one of whom was Leo Moser.

The journal contains:

  1. Original articles
  2. Book reviews
  3. Alphametics And Solutions To Alphametics
  4. Problems And Conjectures
  5. Solutions To Problems And Conjectures
  6. Proposer's And Solver's List For Problems And Conjectures


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