Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.
Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series.
Explore the possibilities for reaction rates versus concentrations with this non-linear differential equation
Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation.
Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.
Who will be the first investor to pay off their debt?
Which pdfs match the curves?
Match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals.
Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error?
Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels?
Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling?
Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature
Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.
Here are several equations from real life. Can you work out which measurements are possible from each equation?
Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems.
How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?
Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.
Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?
Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related.
See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function.
Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
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?
Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?
Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?
Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero?
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.
In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.
By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?
Build up the concept of the Taylor series
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?
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?
To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions.
This is our collection of tasks on the mathematical theme of 'Population Dynamics' for advanced students and those interested in mathematical modelling.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.
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?