If the score is 8-8 do I have more chance of winning if the winner
is the first to reach 9 points or the first to reach 10 points?
A simple method of defining the coefficients in the equations of chemical reactions with the help of a system of linear algebraic equations.
Playing squash involves lots of mathematics. This article explores
the mathematics of a squash match and how a knowledge of
probability could influence the choices you make.
In times gone by men moved very heavy stones by using logs as rollers. Assuming all the logs have the same radius and that the logs roll and do not slide explain why the stone moves in the direction the men push it twice as fast as the logs. (Try a similar experiment yourself, for example with some pencils and a heavy book, and you will find you leave the 'logs' behind at the back and have to
move them into position in front of the 'stone'.)