Can you find the volumes of the mathematical vessels?
Can you match these equations to these graphs?
Here are several equations from real life. Can you work out which measurements are possible from each equation?
Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling?
Can you construct a cubic equation with a certain distance between its turning points?
Which pdfs match the curves?
Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.
Who will be the first investor to pay off their debt?
Can you match the charts of these functions to the charts of their integrals?
See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function.
Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.
Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.
Explore the possibilities for reaction rates versus concentrations with this non-linear differential equation
Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series.
In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.
This is our collection of tasks on the mathematical theme of 'Population Dynamics' for advanced students and those interested in mathematical modelling.
Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.
Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation.
Build up the concept of the Taylor series
Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion.
Which of these infinitely deep vessels will eventually full up?
Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?
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?
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.
What functions can you make using the function machines RECIPROCAL and PRODUCT and the operator machines DIFF and INT?
Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?
Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions.
Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero?
Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related.
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions.
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.
Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?
Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?
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.
Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
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?
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.
Each week a company produces X units and sells p per cent of its stock. How should the company plan its warehouse space?
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?