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Broad Topics > Handling, Processing and Representing Data > Handling data

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Cricket Ratings

Stage: 4

Like all sports rankings, the cricket ratings involve some maths. In this case, they use a mathematical technique known as exponential weighting. For those who want to know more, read on.

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Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

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A Random Rambling Rant

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.

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Who's the Best?

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

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Understanding Hypotheses

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

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History of Morse

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

This short article gives an outline of the origins of Morse code and its inventor and how the frequency of letters is reflected in the code they were given.

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Inspector Morse

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

You may like to read the article on Morse code before attempting this question. Morse's letter analysis was done over 150 years ago, so might there be a better allocation of symbols today?

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Football Champs

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

Three teams have each played two matches. The table gives the total number points and goals scored for and against each team. Fill in the table and find the scores in the three matches.

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In the Bag

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you guess the colours of the 10 marbles in the bag? Can you develop an effective strategy for reaching 1000 points in the least number of rounds?