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### STEP Mechanics - What do you need to know?

What do you need to know to be able to tackle Mechanics STEP questions?

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### Modelling Assumptions in mechanics

An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical
modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple
problem of the projectile.

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### Whoosh

A ball whooshes down a slide and hits another ball which flies off
the slide horizontally as a projectile. How far does it go?

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### Out in Space

A space craft is ten thousand kilometres from the centre of the
Earth moving away at 10 km per second. At what distance will it
have half that speed?

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### Wobbler

A cone is glued to a hemisphere. When you place it on a table in
what position does it come to rest?

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### Prepare for university - pure mathematics

Helpful preparation for those intending to study a course involving pure mathematics at university.

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### Prepare for university - applied mathematics

Helpful preparation for university for those intending to study a
course involving applied mathematics at university.

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### NRICH and Olympiads

A useful entry point into the NRICH site for those students interested in Mathematical Olympiad problems or the Maths Challenges.