Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?
There are lots of ideas to explore in these sequences of ordered
Whenever a monkey has peaches, he always keeps a fraction of them each day, gives the rest away, and then eats one. How long could he make his peaches last for?
Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out
what the graphs of the water level should look like?
A mother wants to share a sum of money by giving each of her
children in turn a lump sum plus a fraction of the remainder. How
can she do this in order to share the money out equally?
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the
water level rise in each case?
Scientists often require solutions which are diluted to a
particular concentration. In this problem, you can explore the
mathematics of simple dilutions
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We received lots of solutions which used both numerical and
algebraic reasoning to explain the patterns people found.
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The second of three articles on the History of Trigonometry.
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
Can you find six numbers to go in the Daisy from which you can make
all the numbers from 1 to a number bigger than 25?