# Resources tagged with: Handling data

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Broad Topics > Handling, Processing and Representing Data > Handling data

### Which List Is Which?

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?

### Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?

### What's the Weather Like?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?

### Box Plot Match

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

### Half a Minute

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Anna, Ben and Charlie have been estimating 30 seconds. Who is the best?

### Olympic Triathlon

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

### Tree Tops

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Can you make sense of information about trees in order to maximise the profits of a forestry company?

### Who's the Best?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

### Cricket Ratings

##### Age 14 to 16

Like all sports rankings, the cricket ratings involve some maths. In this case, they use a mathematical technique known as exponential weighting. For those who want to know more, read on.

### Picturing the World

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

How can we make sense of national and global statistics involving very large numbers?

### Inspector Morse

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

You may like to read the article on Morse code before attempting this question. Morse's letter analysis was done over 150 years ago, so might there be a better allocation of symbols today?

### Wipeout

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?

### Shifting Average

##### Age 11 to 14 ShortChallenge Level

What happens to the average if you subtract 8 from all of the numbers?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you find sets of numbers which satisfy each of our mean, median, mode and range conditions?

### Statistical Shorts

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Can you decide whether these short statistical statements are always, sometimes or never true?

### Estimating Time

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

How well can you estimate 10 seconds? Investigate with our timing tool.

### Unequal Averages

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Play around with sets of five numbers and see what you can discover about different types of average...

### How Would You Score It?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

### Substitution Cipher

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

### Olympic Records

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

### Reaction Timer

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

### Data Matching

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

### A Population Survey

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

A geographical survey: answer the tiny questionnaire and then analyse all the collected responses...

### One Variable, Two Variable, Three Variable, More

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

Displaying one-variable and two-variable data can be straightforward; what about three or more?

### Where Are You Flying?

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

Where do people fly to from London? What is good and bad about these representations?

### A Random Rambling Rant

##### Age 5 to 18

A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.

### Winning Team

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Nine cross country runners compete in a team competition in which there are three matches. If you were a judge how would you decide who would win?

### Perception Versus Reality

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?

### Nutrition and Cycling

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### In the Bag

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you guess the colours of the 10 marbles in the bag? Can you develop an effective strategy for reaching 1000 points in the least number of rounds?

### Statistics - Maths of Real Life

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.

### Litov's Mean Value Theorem

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Start with two numbers and generate a sequence where the next number is the mean of the last two numbers...

### For Richer for Poorer

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Charlie has moved between countries and the average income of both has increased. How can this be so?

### Searching for Mean(ing)

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

If you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights, how many of each would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to be 6kg?

### History of Morse

##### Age 7 to 18

This short article gives an outline of the origins of Morse code and its inventor and how the frequency of letters is reflected in the code they were given.

### Helicopters

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

### M, M and M

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?