We use statistics to give ourselves an informed view on a subject of interest. This problem explores how to scale countries on a map to represent characteristics other than land area.
Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.
Explore the effect of combining enlargements.
Explore the relationships between different paper sizes.
Triangle ABC is equilateral. D, the midpoint of BC, is the centre of the semi-circle whose radius is R which touches AB and AC, as well as a smaller circle with radius r which also touches AB and AC. . . .
Can you find the missing length?
What happens to the area and volume of 2D and 3D shapes when you enlarge them?
A right circular cone is filled with liquid to a depth of half its vertical height. The cone is inverted. How high up the vertical height of the cone will the liquid rise?
From the information you are asked to work out where the picture was taken. Is there too much information? How accurate can your answer be?
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?