If a is the radius of the axle, b the radius of each ball-bearing, and c the radius of the hub, why does the number of ball bearings n determine the ratio c/a? Find a formula for c/a in terms of n.
Find the distance of the shortest air route at an altitude of 6000
metres between London and Cape Town given the latitudes and
longitudes. A simple application of scalar products of vectors.
Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
I have a series of six probability density functions $X$, each of which satisfies at least one of the following conditions:
Which of the following six curves (ignoring scale) would be the potential candidates for these mathematical descriptions? Are multiple matches possible? What axes and scales would you choose in each case?