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Broad Topics > Applications > Maths Supporting SET Constantly Changing

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents. Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry. Reaction Rates

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the possibilities for reaction rates versus concentrations with this non-linear differential equation Real-life Equations

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Here are several equations from real life. Can you work out which measurements are possible from each equation? Guessing the Graph

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from? Global Warming

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet? Big and Small Numbers in the Physical World

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts. Approximately Certain

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size Big and Small Numbers in Physics

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities. Population Dynamics Collection

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals. Designing Table Mats

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat. Stirling Work

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function. Perfect Eclipse

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect. Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together? The Wrong Stats

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong? Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts. Transformations for 10

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Invent scenarios which would give rise to these probability density functions. Dangerous Driver?

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error? Bessel's Equation

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation. A Question of Scale

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts? Construct the Solar System

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction. Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations? Pdf Matcher

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which pdfs match the curves? Investigating the Dilution Series

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes? Bigger or Smaller?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller? Over-booking

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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? 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. Far Horizon

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see? Stats Statements

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say? Carbon Footprints

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local? What Do Functions Do for Tiny X?

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion. Taking Trigonometry Series-ly

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series. Building Approximations for Sin(x)

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Build up the concept of the Taylor series Nutrition and Cycling

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going? Alternative Record Book

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book. Nine Eigen

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore how matrices can fix vectors and vector directions. Matrix Meaning

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems. Square Pair

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix. Robot Camera

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction? Biology Measurement Challenge

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order. Quorum-sensing

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose. Polygon Walk

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin. Cross with the Scalar Product

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the meaning of the scalar and vector cross products and see how the two are related. Fix Me or Crush Me

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you make matrices which will fix one lucky vector and crush another to zero? Vector Walk

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk? Air Routes

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Find the distance of the shortest air route at an altitude of 6000 metres between London and Cape Town given the latitudes and longitudes. A simple application of scalar products of vectors. 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... Electric Kettle

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Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature