Resources tagged with: Calculus generally

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Scientific Curves

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Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in mathematical modelling?

Maths Shop Window

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Make a functional window display which will both satisfy the manager and make sense to the shoppers

Calculus Analogies

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Consider these analogies for helping to understand key concepts in calculus.

Curvy Catalogue

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Make a catalogue of curves with various properties.

Turning to Calculus

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Get started with calculus by exploring the connections between the sign of a curve and the sign of its gradient.

Patterns of Inflection

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Find the relationship between the locations of points of inflection, maxima and minima of functions.

Integral Arranging

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How would you sort out these integrals?

Branching Processes and Extinction

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An advanced mathematical exploration supporting our series of articles on population dynamics for advanced students.

Population Dynamics Collection

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

Population Ecology Using Probability

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An advanced mathematical exploration supporting our series of articles on population dynamics for advanced students.

Population Dynamics - Part 6

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Sixth in our series of problems on population dynamics for advanced students.

Population Dynamics - Part 5

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Fifth in our series of problems on population dynamics for advanced students.

Population Dynamics - Part 4

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Fourth in our series of problems on population dynamics for advanced students.

Population Dynamics - Part 3

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Third in our series of problems on population dynamics for advanced students.

Population Dynamics - Part 2

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Second in our series of problems on population dynamics for advanced students.

A Different Differential Equation

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Explore the properties of this different sort of differential equation.

Population Dynamics - Part 1

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First in our series of problems on population dynamics for advanced students.

Implicitly

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Can you find the maximum value of the curve defined by this expression?

Calculus Countdown

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Can you hit the target functions using a set of input functions and a little calculus and algebra?

Interactive Workout - Mathmo

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

Mathmo is a revision tool for post-16 mathematics. It's great installed as a smartphone app, but it works well in pads and desktops and notebooks too. Give yourself a mathematical workout!

Operating Machines

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

What functions can you make using the function machines RECIPROCAL and PRODUCT and the operator machines DIFF and INT?

Fractional Calculus II

Age 16 to 18

Here explore some ideas of how the definitions and methods of calculus change if you integrate or differentiate n times when n is not a whole number.

Fractional Calculus I

Age 16 to 18

You can differentiate and integrate n times but what if n is not a whole number? This generalisation of calculus was introduced and discussed on askNRICH by some school students.

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Can you find a quadratic equation which passes close to these points?

Power Up

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Show without recourse to any calculating aid that 7^{1/2} + 7^{1/3} + 7^{1/4} < 7 and 4^{1/2} + 4^{1/3} + 4^{1/4} > 4 . Sketch the graph of f(x) = x^{1/2} + x^{1/3} + x^{1/4} -x

2D-3D

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Two circles of equal size intersect and the centre of each circle is on the circumference of the other. What is the area of the intersection? Now imagine that the diagram represents two spheres of. . . .

Fractional Calculus III

Age 16 to 18

Fractional calculus is a generalisation of ordinary calculus where you can differentiate n times when n is not a whole number.