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### Data Matching

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

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

### Odd One Out

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

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

### Aim High

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

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

### David and Goliath

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

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

### Pdf Matcher

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

Which pdfs match the curves?

### 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.

### Carbon Footprints

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

Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?

### Crystal Symmetry

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

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.

### 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.

### Vector Walk

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

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

### Scientific Curves

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

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

### Cross with the Scalar Product

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

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

### Fix Me or Crush Me

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

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

### Back Fitter

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

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?

### Approximately Certain

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

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

### 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?

### 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.

### Investigating Epidemics

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

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

### Global Warming

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

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Perspective Drawing

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

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### 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.

### The Wrong Stats

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

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

### Polygon Walk

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

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

### Transformations for 10

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

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

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

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

### Mystery Procedure

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

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### What's That Graph?

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

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

### Designing Table Mats

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

Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.

### Witch's Hat

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

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

### Fill Me up Too

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

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?

### Epidemic Modelling

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

Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.

### How Do You React?

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

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

### Nine Eigen

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

Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.

### Matrix Meaning

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

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

### Square Pair

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

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

### Robot Camera

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

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

### Pdf Stories

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

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

### Genetics

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

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

### 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.

### Curve Fitter 2

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

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

### Brimful 2

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

Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?

### 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.

### Weekly Challenge 48: Quorum-sensing

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

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

### 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.

### Taking Trigonometry Series-ly

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

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

### Reaction Rates

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

Explore the possibilities for reaction rates versus concentrations with this non-linear differential equation

### Big and Small Numbers in Biology

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

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

### Debt Race

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

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

### The Monte Carlo Method

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

Estimate areas using random grids