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### Transformations for 10

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.

### Matrix Meaning

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Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems.

### Square Pair

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.

### Nine Eigen

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.

### Fix Me or Crush Me

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero?

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### A Question of Scale

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

### Epidemic Modelling

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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.

### Scientific Measurement

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.

### Vector Walk

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?

### Scientific Curves

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling?

### Back Fitter

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Crystal Symmetry

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Operating Machines

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

What functions can you make using the function machines RECIPROCAL and PRODUCT and the operator machines DIFF and INT?

### Robot Camera

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

### Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

### Approximately Certain

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

### Perfect Eclipse

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.

### Cross with the Scalar Product

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related.

### Pdf Stories

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions.

### Constantly Changing

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

### Carbon Footprints

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?

### Polygon Walk

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin.

### Stirling Work

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function.

### Genetics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

### Elastic Maths

##### Stage: 4 and 5

How do you write a computer program that creates the illusion of stretching elastic bands between pegs of a Geoboard? The answer contains some surprising mathematics.

### Logic, Truth Tables and Switching Circuits Challenge

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

Learn about the link between logical arguments and electronic circuits. Investigate the logical connectives by making and testing your own circuits and fill in the blanks in truth tables to record. . . .

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?

### Witch's Hat

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

### What Do Functions Do for Tiny X?

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion.

### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.

### Gym Bag

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

### Air Nets

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.

### Track Design

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?

### Perspective Drawing

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### Investigating Epidemics

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

### Guessing the Graph

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Construct the Solar System

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

### How Do You React?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...

### The Wrong Stats

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?

### Mystery Procedure

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### Alternative Record Book

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.

### Fill Me up Too

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs?

### Designing Table Mats

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.

### What's That Graph?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Population Dynamics Collection

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

This is our collection of tasks on the mathematical theme of 'Population Dynamics' for advanced students and those interested in mathematical modelling.

### Global Warming

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Root Hunter

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.