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### Real-life Equations

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Here are several equations from real life. Can you work out which measurements are possible from each equation?

### 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?

### What's That Graph?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Equation Matcher

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you match these equations to these graphs?

### Scientific Curves

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### The Wrong Stats

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### The Monte Carlo Method

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Estimate areas using random grids

### Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

### Pdf Stories

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Immersion

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?

### Scale Invariance

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By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.

### Curve Fitter 2

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you construct a cubic equation with a certain distance between its turning points?

### Maths Filler 2

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?

### Stats Statements

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

### Electric Kettle

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Perspective Drawing

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

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### 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.

### 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.

### Square Pair

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Transformations for 10

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

### 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?

### Matrix Meaning

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

### Fix Me or Crush Me

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Gym Bag

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

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

### Carbon Footprints

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

### Crystal Symmetry

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.

### 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.

### Stirling Work

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Vector Walk

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

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

### 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.

### Nine Eigen

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.

### 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.

##### 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?

### Mystery Procedure

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### 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.

### 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?

### 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?

### Designing Table Mats

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

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

### Investigating Epidemics

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

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

### 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.

### 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.

### Robot Camera

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

### What Do Functions Do for Tiny X?

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

### 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.

### Genetics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

### 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. . . .