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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?

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Logic, Truth Tables and Switching Circuits Challenge

Age 11 to 18

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. . . .

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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.

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Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

Age 11 to 18

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

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Data Matching

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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The Monte Carlo Method

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Estimate areas using random grids

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Aim High

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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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?

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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...

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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.

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Stats Statements

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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Ball Bearings

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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.

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Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Brimful 2

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?

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Maths Filler 2

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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David and Goliath

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

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What's That Graph?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Brimful

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels?

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Pdf Matcher

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which pdfs match the curves?

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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?

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Counting Dolphins

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

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Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

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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?

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Crystal Symmetry

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.

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Vector Walk

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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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?

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Nine Eigen

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.

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Matrix Meaning

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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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.

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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.

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Equation Matcher

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you match these equations to these graphs?

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Transformations for 10

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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Debt Race

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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Electric Kettle

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

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Quorum-sensing

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

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

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Biology Measurement Challenge

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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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?

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Perspective Drawing

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

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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?

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Differential Equation Matcher

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.

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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?

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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.

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Square Pair

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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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.

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More or Less?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

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Efficient Packing

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

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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.

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Designing Table Mats

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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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?

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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?