# Resources tagged with: Locus/loci

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Broad Topics > Transformations and constructions > Locus/loci

### Pole Vaulting

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Consider the mechanics of pole vaulting

### Where Am I?

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?

### Five Circuits, Seven Spins

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

A circular plate rolls inside a rectangular tray making five circuits and rotating about its centre seven times. Find the dimensions of the tray.

### Mach Attack

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Have you got the Mach knack? Discover the mathematics behind exceeding the sound barrier.

### Construct the Solar System

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

### Just Rolling Round

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls, without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus of P?

### Set Square

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

A triangle PQR, right angled at P, slides on a horizontal floor with Q and R in contact with perpendicular walls. What is the locus of P?

### Like a Circle in a Spiral

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

A cheap and simple toy with lots of mathematics. Can you interpret the images that are produced? Can you predict the pattern that will be produced using different wheels?

### Triangles and Petals

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

An equilateral triangle rotates around regular polygons and produces an outline like a flower. What are the perimeters of the different flowers?

### Symmetric Trace

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Points off a rolling wheel make traces. What makes those traces have symmetry?

### Roaming Rhombus

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

We have four rods of equal lengths hinged at their endpoints to form a rhombus ABCD. Keeping AB fixed we allow CD to take all possible positions in the plane. What is the locus (or path) of the point. . . .