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Broad Topics > Decision Mathematics and Combinatorics > Optimisation

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Crossing the Bridge

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Four friends must cross a bridge. How can they all cross it in just 17 minutes?

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Fence It

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

If you have only 40 metres of fencing available, what is the maximum area of land you can fence off?

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Cuboid Challenge

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What size square corners should be cut from a square piece of paper to make a box with the largest possible volume?

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Gutter

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

Manufacturers need to minimise the amount of material used to make their product. What is the best cross-section for a gutter?

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The Fastest Cyclist

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

Andy is desperate to reach John o'Groats first. Can you devise a winning race plan?