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### Genetics

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A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

### Square Pair

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

### Matrix Meaning

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Transformations for 10

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

### Equation Matcher

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you match these equations to these graphs?

### Fix Me or Crush Me

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Stats Statements

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Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

### Pdf Stories

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Population Dynamics Collection

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

### Efficient Packing

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

### Nine Eigen

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.

### Vector Walk

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

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

### Investigating Epidemics

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

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

### Odd One Out

##### Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level:

In this short problem, can you deduce the likely location of the odd ones out in six sets of random numbers?

### 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.

### Ball Bearings

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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.

### Weekly Challenge 48: Quorum-sensing

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This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.

### 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. . . .

### 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.

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Approximately Certain

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

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

### 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.

### Carbon Footprints

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### Stirling Work

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Scientific Curves

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Polygon Walk

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Perfect Eclipse

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Constantly Changing

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

### 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.

### 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.

##### 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?

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

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Gym Bag

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

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

### 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.

### Guessing the Graph

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

### Fill Me up Too

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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?

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### 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.

### 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...

### 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.

### 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?

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

### Robot Camera

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