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

Terrariums

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

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.

Olympic Records

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

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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?

Olympic Triathlon

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

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

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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.

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?

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?

Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

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

Substitution Cipher

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

Substitution Transposed

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

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?