Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin.

Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems.

Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero?

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?

Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related.

Find the distance of the shortest air route at an altitude of 6000 metres between London and Cape Town given the latitudes and longitudes. A simple application of scalar products of vectors.

How do you choose your planting levels to minimise the total loss at harvest time?

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

Can you match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals?

Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?

Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.

10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?

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?

See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function.

Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling?

Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.

Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.

In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.

Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.

This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.

Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?

Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions.

Shows that Pythagoras for Spherical Triangles reduces to Pythagoras's Theorem in the plane when the triangles are small relative to the radius of the sphere.

Each week a company produces X units and sells p per cent of its stock. How should the company plan its warehouse space?

This is our collection of tasks on the mathematical theme of 'Population Dynamics' for advanced students and those interested in mathematical modelling.

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.

By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.

Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series.

How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?

Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?

Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation.

Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion.

Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error?

Can you construct a cubic equation with a certain distance between its turning points?

To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.