# Resources tagged with: Maths Supporting SET

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Broad Topics > Cross-curricular Contexts > Maths Supporting SET ### Integration Matcher

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Can you match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals? ### Scientific Curves

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Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling? ### Stirling Work

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See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function. ### Curve Fitter 2

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Can you construct a cubic equation with a certain distance between its turning points? ### Bessel's Equation

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Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation. ### Population Dynamics Collection

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

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By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1. ### Crystal Symmetry

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Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals. ### Operating Machines

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What functions can you make using the function machines RECIPROCAL and PRODUCT and the operator machines DIFF and INT? ### Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

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Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together? ### Brimful

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Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels? ### Pdf Stories

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Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions. ### Equation Matcher

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Can you match these equations to these graphs? ### Debt Race

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Who will be the first investor to pay off their debt? ### Taking Trigonometry Series-ly

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Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series. ### The Wrong Stats

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Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong? ### Root Hunter

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In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign. ### What Do Functions Do for Tiny X?

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Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion. ### Building Approximations for Sin(x)

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Build up the concept of the Taylor series ### Construct the Solar System

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Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction. ### Spherical Triangles on Very Big Spheres

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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. ### Electric Kettle

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Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature ### Back Fitter

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10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes? ### Approximately Certain

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Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size ### Transformations for 10

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Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions. ### Pdf Matcher

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Which pdfs match the curves? ### Brimful 2

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Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up? ### Maths Filler 2

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Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water? ### Over-booking

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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? ### 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. ### Dangerous Driver?

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Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error? ### Mystery Procedure

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Can you work out what this procedure is doing? ### Real-life Equations

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

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Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations. ### Guessing the Graph

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Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from? ### What's That Graph?

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Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs? ### How Do You React?

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To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling... ### Fill Me up Too

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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

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What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat? ### Polygon Walk

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Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin. ### Track Design

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Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish? ### Perfect Eclipse

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Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect. ### Perspective Drawing

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Explore the properties of perspective drawing. ### Investigating the Dilution Series

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Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes? ### Square Pair

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Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix. ### Designing Table Mats

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Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat. ##### 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? ### Matrix Meaning

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

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Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions. ### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Age 11 to 18

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