Graphs Make Sense of Data

When you have a mass of data, how can you make sense of it? How can you see what the trends are? These problems show how graphs can help us to understand our data.

What's That Graph? link

What's That Graph? 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?

Back Fitter link

Back Fitter 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?

Bio Graphs link

Bio Graphs 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What biological growth processes can you fit to these graphs?

Guessing the Graph link

Guessing the Graph 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?