Container Maths

Container Maths

This collection of resources focuses on different ways of looking at the properties of containers, such as how quickly they fill, how volume relates to height, and how to pack small items efficiently.

Fill Me Up 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?

Chocolate Cake 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?

Efficient Packing 

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:
How efficiently can you pack together disks?

Fill Me up Too 

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:
In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs?