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