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The editorial team are always looking for material to include in upcoming issues. In particular we are after jokes, pictures (especially for the cover), book reviews, and articles.

Articles published in Paradox should appeal to those who have an interest in mathematics or statistics, and be accessible to people with a knowledge of secondary-school mathematics. So, submissions to Paradox should present material that is `elementary, yet non-trivial'. The best guide is to look at articles that have been published in current and previous issues. In general, we adhere to The New Shorter Oxford Dictionary and The New Fowler's Modern English Usage (3rd ed.) on matters of style.

Manuscripts may be submitted electronically via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We prefer electronic submissions prepared with LaTeX, though articles in plain text or Microsoft® Word format will also be accepted. Paper submissions may either be placed in the MUMS pigeon-hole in the Richard Berry building marked `Attn: Paradox Magazine', or sent to:

Paradox Magazine (MUMS)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Melbourne
Parkville, Vic. 3010.

Artwork may be submitted electronically, preferably in Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) format, though any other widely-used graphics formats such as GIF or JPEG are also acceptable. Otherwise, hardcopies suitable for scanning should be submitted.