This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.
A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.
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.
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
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.
Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?
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.
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?
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?