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### Decathlon: the Art of Scoring Points

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How do decisions about scoring affect who wins a combined event such as the decathlon?

### Olympic Records

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Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

### Olympic Triathlon

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Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

### Reaction Timer

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This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

### Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

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

Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?

### Terrariums

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.

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When Charlie retires, he's looking forward to the quiet life, whereas Alison wants a busy and exciting retirement. Can you advise them on where they should go?

### Which List Is Which?

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Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?

### 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.

### Inspector Morse

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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?

### Substitution Cipher

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

### Warmsnug Double Glazing

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How have "Warmsnug" arrived at the prices shown on their windows? Which window has been given an incorrect price?

### Substitution Transposed

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Substitution and Transposition all in one! How fiendish can these codes get?