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Broad Topics > Calculations and Numerical Methods > Estimating and approximating

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Big and Small Numbers in Biology

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Biology Measurement Challenge

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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More or Less?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

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Approximately Certain

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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Does This Sound about Right?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

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Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

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Time to Evolve

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant ancestor?

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Back Fitter

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?

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Big and Small Numbers in Physics

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

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Counting Sweets

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

How might you use mathematics to improve your chances of guessing the number of sweets in a jar?

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Power Countdown

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

In this twist on the well-known Countdown numbers game, use your knowledge of Powers and Roots to make a target.

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Using the Haemocytometer

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

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Sissa's Reward

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Sissa cleverly asked the King for a reward that sounded quite modest but turned out to be rather large...

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Squaring the Circle

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Bluey-green, white and transparent squares with a few odd bits of shapes around the perimeter. But, how many squares are there of each type in the complete circle? Study the picture and make. . . .

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Whole Numbers Only

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how many of each kind of pencil this student bought?

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Dicey Operations

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

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Countdown

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

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Nice or Nasty

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...