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### Population Dynamics Collection

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

### Efficient Packing

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How efficiently can you pack together disks?

### Brimful 2

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?

### Aim High

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

### The Wrong Stats

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Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?

### Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

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Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

### Curve Fitter 2

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

### Pdf Matcher

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Which pdfs match the curves?

### Integration Matcher

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Match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals.

### Counting Dolphins

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

### Equation Matcher

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Can you match these equations to these graphs?

### Time to Evolve 2

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

How is the length of time between the birth of an animal and the birth of its great great ... great grandparent distributed?

### Bessel's Equation

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

### Crystal Symmetry

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Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.

### Brimful

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Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels?

### Vector Walk

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Fill Me up Too

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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?

### Pdf Stories

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

### Guessing the Graph

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Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?

### Logic, Truth Tables and Switching Circuits Challenge

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

Learn about the link between logical arguments and electronic circuits. Investigate the logical connectives by making and testing your own circuits and fill in the blanks in truth tables to record. . . .

### Perspective Drawing

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.

### Square Pair

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

### Transformations for 10

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

### Fix Me or Crush Me

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

### Real-life Equations

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Here are several equations from real life. Can you work out which measurements are possible from each equation?

### Cross with the Scalar Product

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

### Scientific Curves

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

### Polygon Walk

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

### Stirling Work

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Global Warming

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How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Scale Invariance

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

### Differential Equation Matcher

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Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.

### Debt Race

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Who will be the first investor to pay off their debt?

### Big and Small Numbers in Biology

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

### Air Routes

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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.

### Over-booking

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The probability that a passenger books a flight and does not turn up is 0.05. For an aeroplane with 400 seats how many tickets can be sold so that only 1% of flights are over-booked?

### Root Hunter

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

### Production Equation

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

### Spherical Triangles on Very Big Spheres

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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.

### More or Less?

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Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

### Ball Bearings

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If a is the radius of the axle, b the radius of each ball-bearing, and c the radius of the hub, why does the number of ball bearings n determine the ratio c/a? Find a formula for c/a in terms of n.

### Stats Statements

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Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

### Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Nine Eigen

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Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.

### Gym Bag

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

### Electric Kettle

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### Investigating the Dilution Series

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Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Far Horizon

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

### Odd One Out

##### Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level:

In this short problem, can you deduce the likely location of the odd ones out in six sets of random numbers?