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### Elastic Maths

##### Stage: 4 and 5

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.

### The Wrong Stats

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

### Dangerous Driver?

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Time to Evolve 2

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Big and Small Numbers in the Physical World

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Stirling Work

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Bessel's Equation

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Pdf Stories

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Logic, Truth Tables and Switching Circuits Challenge

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

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. . . .

### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

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

### Investigating Epidemics

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Guessing the Graph

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?

### Population Dynamics Collection

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Scale Invariance

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Global Warming

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Odd One Out

##### Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level:

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

### Over-booking

##### Stage: 5 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?

### Ball Bearings

##### Stage: 5 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.

### Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Polygon Walk

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Scientific Curves

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Fix Me or Crush Me

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Cross with the Scalar Product

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Constantly Changing

##### Stage: 4 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.

### Pdf Matcher

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Which pdfs match the curves?

### Building Approximations for Sin(x)

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Build up the concept of the Taylor series

### Approximately Certain

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Transformations for 10

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Vector Walk

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Nine Eigen

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.

### Fill Me up Too

##### Stage: 4 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?

### Designing Table Mats

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Biology Measurement Challenge

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Perspective Drawing

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### Gym Bag

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

### Mystery Procedure

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Aim High

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Air Routes

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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.

### Far Horizon

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?

### Epidemic Modelling

##### Stage: 4 and 5 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.

### Square Pair

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Crystal Symmetry

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.

### Counting Dolphins

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

### Equation Matcher

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you match these equations to these graphs?

### A Question of Scale

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

### Production Equation

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Each week a company produces X units and sells p per cent of its stock. How should the company plan its warehouse space?

### Integration Matcher

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals.

### Real-life Equations

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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