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Broad Topics > Functions and Graphs > Solving equations graphically

Negatively Triangular

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How many intersections do you expect from four straight lines ? Which three lines enclose a triangle with negative co-ordinates for every point ?

Temperature

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

Intersections

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Change one equation in this pair of simultaneous equations very slightly and there is a big change in the solution. Why?

Graphs of Changing Areas

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use graphs to gain insights into an area and perimeter problem, or use your knowledge of area and perimeter to gain insights into the graphs...

Bird-brained

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

How many eggs should a bird lay to maximise the number of chicks that will hatch? An introduction to optimisation.

Which Is Bigger?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which is bigger, n+10 or 2n+3? Can you find a good method of answering similar questions?

Which Is Cheaper?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

When I park my car in Mathstown, there are two car parks to choose from. Can you help me to decide which one to use?