Resources tagged with: Optimisation

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Broad Topics > Decision Mathematics and Combinatorics > Optimisation

Cuboid Challenge

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What's the largest volume of box you can make from a square of paper?


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Manufacturers need to minimise the amount of material used to make their product. What is the best cross-section for a gutter?

Fence It

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

If you have only 40 metres of fencing available, what is the maximum area of land you can fence off?

Crossing the Bridge

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Four friends must cross a bridge. How can they all cross it in just 17 minutes?

The Fastest Cyclist

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Andy is desperate to reach John o'Groats first. Can you devise a winning race plan?