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Broad Topics > Pre-Calculus and Calculus > Rates of change

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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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Reaction Types

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the rates of growth of the sorts of simple polynomials often used in mathematical modelling.

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An Introduction to Differentiation

Age 14 to 18

An article introducing the ideas of differentiation.

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An Average Average Speed

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

My average speed for a journey was 50 mph, my return average speed of 70 mph. Why wasn't my average speed for the round trip 60mph ?

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Jumping Gerbils

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A conveyor belt, with tins placed at regular intervals, is moving at a steady rate towards a labelling machine. A gerbil starts from the beginning of the belt and jumps from tin to tin.

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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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Lap Times

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Two cyclists, practising on a track, pass each other at the starting line and go at constant speeds... Can you find lap times that are such that the cyclists will meet exactly half way round the. . . .

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Quick Route

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

What is the quickest route across a ploughed field when your speed around the edge is greater?