Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?
You may like to read the article on Morse code before attempting this question. Morse's letter analysis was done over 150 years ago, so might there be a better allocation of symbols today?
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
Like all sports rankings, the cricket ratings involve some maths. In this case, they use a mathematical technique known as exponential weighting. For those who want to know more, read on.
How do decisions about scoring affect who wins a combined event such as the decathlon?
Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?
Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.
Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?
Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?
Anna, Ben and Charlie have been estimating 30 seconds. Who is the best?
Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.
When Charlie retires, he's looking forward to the quiet life, whereas Alison wants a busy and exciting retirement. Can you advise them on where they should go?
Substitution and Transposition all in one! How fiendish can these codes get?