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All in a Jumble

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My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.

Thousands and Millions

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Here's a chance to work with large numbers...

Scientific Measurement

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Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.

Uniform Units

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Can you choose your units so that a cube has the same numerical value for it volume, surface area and total edge length?

Three Cubes

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Can you work out the dimensions of the three cubes?

The Pi Are Square

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A circle with the radius of 2.2 centimetres is drawn touching the sides of a square. What area of the square is NOT covered by the circle?

Parallel Parking

Stage: 4

Scientist Bryan Rickett has a vision of the future - and it is one in which self-parking cars prowl the tarmac plains, hunting down suitable parking spots and manoeuvring elegantly into them.

Kite

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Derive a formula for finding the area of any kite.

Right Time

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At the time of writing the hour and minute hands of my clock are at right angles. How long will it be before they are at right angles again?

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Making a scale model of the solar system

More or Less?

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Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

Get Cross

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A white cross is placed symmetrically in a red disc with the central square of side length sqrt 2 and the arms of the cross of length 1 unit. What is the area of the disc still showing?

Tray Bake

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My recipe is for 12 cakes - how do I change it if I want to make a different number of cakes?

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Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Carbon Footprints

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Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?

The Moving Planets

Stage: 2 and 3

Mathematics has always been a powerful tool for studying, measuring and calculating the movements of the planets, and this article gives several examples.

Farhan's Poor Square

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

From the measurements and the clue given find the area of the square that is not covered by the triangle and the circle.

Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?