There are **9** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Making and testing hypotheses**, you may find related items under Mathematical Thinking.

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

If you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights, how many of each would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to be 6kg?

Can you find the values at the vertices when you know the values on the edges?

A introduction to how patterns can be deceiving, and what is and is not a proof.

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

Can you decode the mysterious markings on this ancient bone tool?

Can you make a hypothesis to explain these ancient numbers?