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?
Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?
Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.
A geographical survey: answer the tiny questionnaire and then analyse all the collected responses...
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
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?
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.
Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.
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?
Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?
Substitution and Transposition all in one! How fiendish can these codes get?
With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?
Anna, Ben and Charlie have been estimating 30 seconds. Who is the best?