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The Why and How of Substitution

Age 16 to 18

Step back and reflect! This article reviews techniques such as substitution and change of coordinates which enable us to exploit underlying structures to crack problems.

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Babylon Numbers

Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you make a hypothesis to explain these ancient numbers?

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Ishango Bone

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you decode the mysterious markings on this ancient bone tool?

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On the Importance of Pedantry

Age 16 to 18

A introduction to how patterns can be deceiving, and what is and is not a proof.

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White Box

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

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Understanding Hypotheses

Age 11 to 18

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

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Arithmagons

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you find the values at the vertices when you know the values on the edges?

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Pattern Recognition

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

When does a pattern start to exhibit structure? Can you crack the code used by the computer?

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Black Box

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

This black box reveals random values of some important, but unusual, mathematical functions. Can you deduce the purpose of the black box?

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Charlie's Delightful Machine

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?