Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.
Explore the rates of growth of the sorts of simple polynomials often used in mathematical modelling.
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 ?
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.
An article introducing the ideas of differentiation.
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?
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. . . .
What is the quickest route across a ploughed field when your speed around the edge is greater?