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### Operating Machines

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

What functions can you make using the function machines RECIPROCAL and PRODUCT and the operator machines DIFF and INT?

### Real-life Equations

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Population Dynamics Collection

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Bessel's Equation

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Integration Matcher

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Pdf Stories

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Taking Trigonometry Series-ly

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Scientific Curves

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

### The Wrong Stats

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Building Approximations for Sin(x)

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Build up the concept of the Taylor series

### Electric Kettle

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### Over-booking

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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?

### Maths Filler 2

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Time to Evolve 2

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Perfect Eclipse

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.

### Transformations for 10

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Dangerous Driver?

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Stirling Work

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Curve Fitter 2

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Brimful

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels?

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Immersion

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?

### Constantly Changing

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

### Global Warming

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Crystal Symmetry

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.

### Approximately Certain

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

### Pdf Matcher

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which pdfs match the curves?

### Equation Matcher

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you match these equations to these graphs?

### What Do Functions Do for Tiny X?

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### What's That Graph?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Root Hunter

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Scale Invariance

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Elastic Maths

##### Age 14 to 18

How do you write a computer program that creates the illusion of stretching elastic bands between pegs of a Geoboard? The answer contains some surprising mathematics.

### Biology Measurement Challenge

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Mystery Procedure

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### Big and Small Numbers in the Physical World

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Construct the Solar System

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Air Nets

##### Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.

### Track Design

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?

### Perspective Drawing

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### Square Pair

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Age 11 to 18

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

### Matrix Meaning

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Genetics

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

### Investigating Epidemics

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.