Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?
Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.
Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.
Which pdfs match the curves?
Who will be the first investor to pay off their debt?
Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero?
Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.
Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels?
Can you construct a cubic equation with a certain distance between its turning points?
Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.
See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function.
Here are several equations from real life. Can you work out which measurements are possible from each equation?
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
This is our collection of tasks on the mathematical theme of 'Population Dynamics' for advanced students and those interested in mathematical modelling.
Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems.
Can you match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals?
How do you choose your planting levels to minimise the total loss at harvest time?
Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin.
Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.
Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?
Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling?
Can you match these equations to these graphs?
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error?
Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation.
Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related.
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
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?
Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.
Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?
Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions.
By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.
Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion.
Build up the concept of the Taylor series
Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?
Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?
In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.
Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series.
Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?
Explore the possibilities for reaction rates versus concentrations with this non-linear differential equation
This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.
When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?
Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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.
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
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?