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

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

Have a look at this table of how children travel to school. How does it compare with children in your class?

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

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?

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

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

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

Letters have different values in Scrabble - how are they decided upon? And would the values be the same for other languages?

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

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

This problem explores the range of events in a sports day and which ones are the most popular and attract the most entries.

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

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?

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

Can you put these mixed-up times in order? You could arrange them in a circle.

Can you make a set of random data which will fool the computer?

In this problem you will do your own poll to find out whether your friends think two squares on a board are the same colour or not.

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.