Can you decode the mysterious markings on this ancient bone tool?
What information helped medical pioneers decide on the cause of a
disease? Especially in a time before microscopes were as powerful
as they are today ?
I need a figure for the fish population in a lake, how does it help to catch and mark 40 fish ?
Can you make a hypothesis to explain these ancient numbers?
The circumcentres of four triangles are joined to form a
quadrilateral. What do you notice about this quadrilateral as the
dynamic image changes? Can you prove your conjecture?
How can you time the reaction timer?
A point moves on a line segment. A function depends on the position
of the point. Where do you expect the point to be for a minimum of
this function to occur.
If you plot these graphs they may look the same, but are they?
When does a pattern start to exhibit structure? Can you crack the
code used by the computer?
We had various suggestions of ways to describe these patterns. We
saw a good mixture of analysis and experiment in the solutions
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.
Scheduling games is a little more challenging than one might desire. Here are some tournament formats that sport schedulers use.