Resources tagged with: Making and testing hypotheses

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

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Cuboid Challenge

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Searching for Mean(ing)

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?


Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

On the Importance of Pedantry

Age 16 to 18

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

Charlie's Delightful Machine

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

White Box

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

Understanding Hypotheses

Age 14 to 18

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

Ishango Bone

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

Babylon Numbers

Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you make a hypothesis to explain these ancient numbers?