Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?
Which pdfs match the curves?
Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.
Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels?
Who will be the first investor to pay off their debt?
How do you choose your planting levels to minimise the total loss at harvest time?
How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?
Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related.
Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero?
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function.
Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems.
In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.
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?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.
Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error?
Can you match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals?
Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?
This is our collection of tasks on the mathematical theme of 'Population Dynamics' for advanced students and those interested in mathematical modelling.
Can you construct a cubic equation with a certain distance between its turning points?
Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions.
Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin.
Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation.
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Explore the properties of perspective drawing.
Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?
By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.
This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.
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
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature
Estimate areas using random grids
Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
Each week a company produces X units and sells p per cent of its stock. How should the company plan its warehouse space?
Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?
Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.
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?
Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion.
An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?
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.