Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.
Which pdfs match the curves?
Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems.
Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
Who will be the first investor to pay off their debt?
Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.
Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero?
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Explore the properties of perspective drawing.
How do you choose your planting levels to minimise the total loss at harvest time?
Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?
Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels?
Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error?
Can you match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals?
Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation.
See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function.
How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?
This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.
Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related.
Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin.
Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Explore the possibilities for reaction rates versus concentrations with this non-linear differential equation
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?
Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions.
Can you construct a cubic equation with a certain distance between its turning points?
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?
By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series.
Can you match these equations to these graphs?
This is our collection of tasks on the mathematical theme of 'Population Dynamics' for advanced students and those interested in mathematical modelling.
Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling?
Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion.
Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.
Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?
Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?
Each week a company produces X units and sells p per cent of its stock. How should the company plan its warehouse space?
Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature
Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?