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Broad Topics > Applications > Maths Supporting SET Ball Bearings

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

If a is the radius of the axle, b the radius of each ball-bearing, and c the radius of the hub, why does the number of ball bearings n determine the ratio c/a? Find a formula for c/a in terms of n. Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

Age 11 to 18

Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic. Far Horizon

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see? Gym Bag

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has? How Do You React?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling... Pdf Stories

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions. Counting Dolphins

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins? Time to Evolve 2

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

How is the length of time between the birth of an animal and the birth of its great great ... great grandparent distributed? The Wrong Stats

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong? Crystal Symmetry

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals. Transformations for 10

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions. Designing Table Mats

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat. Population Dynamics Collection

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

This is our collection of tasks on the mathematical theme of 'Population Dynamics' for advanced students and those interested in mathematical modelling. Efficient Packing

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can you pack together disks? Guessing the Graph

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from? Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out. Elastic Maths

Age 14 to 18

How do you write a computer program that creates the illusion of stretching elastic bands between pegs of a Geoboard? The answer contains some surprising mathematics. Air Nets

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct. Real-life Equations

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Here are several equations from real life. Can you work out which measurements are possible from each equation? Pdf Matcher

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which pdfs match the curves? Debt Race

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Who will be the first investor to pay off their debt? Spherical Triangles on Very Big Spheres

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Shows that Pythagoras for Spherical Triangles reduces to Pythagoras's Theorem in the plane when the triangles are small relative to the radius of the sphere. Air Routes

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Find the distance of the shortest air route at an altitude of 6000 metres between London and Cape Town given the latitudes and longitudes. A simple application of scalar products of vectors. Over-booking

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

The probability that a passenger books a flight and does not turn up is 0.05. For an aeroplane with 400 seats how many tickets can be sold so that only 1% of flights are over-booked? Production Equation

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Each week a company produces X units and sells p per cent of its stock. How should the company plan its warehouse space? Big and Small Numbers in Biology

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts. Vector Walk

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk? Fix Me or Crush Me

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero? Cross with the Scalar Product

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related. Scientific Curves

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling? Polygon Walk

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin. Differential Equation Matcher

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations. Square Pair

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix. Matrix Meaning

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems. Nine Eigen

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions. Robot Camera

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction? What's That Graph?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs? Genetics

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease. Building Approximations for Sin(x)

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Build up the concept of the Taylor series Carbon Footprints

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local? Flight Path

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use simple trigonometry to calculate the distance along the flight path from London to Sydney. Fill Me up Too

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs? Witch's Hat

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat? Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view? Biology Measurement Challenge

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order. Quorum-sensing

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose. Investigating the Dilution Series

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes? Perspective Drawing

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing. Track Design

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish? Electric Kettle

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature