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There are **16** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Functions and their inverses**, you may find related items under Coordinates, functions and graphs.

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### Real-life Equations

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

Age 16 to 18

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### Spaces for Exploration

Alf Coles writes about how he tries to create 'spaces for exploration' for the students in his classrooms.

Age 11 to 14

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### Area L

By sketching a graph of a continuous increasing function, can you prove a useful result about integrals?

Age 16 to 18

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### Function Pyramids

A function pyramid is a structure where each entry in the pyramid is determined by the two entries below it. Can you figure out how the pyramid is generated?

Age 16 to 18

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### Rational Request

Can you make a curve to match my friend's requirements?

Age 16 to 18

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### Inverting Rational Functions

Consider these questions concerning inverting rational functions

Age 16 to 18

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### Maths Shop Window

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

Age 16 to 18

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### Curve Match

Which curve is which, and how would you plan a route to pass between them?

Age 16 to 18

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### Pitchfork

Plot the graph of x^y = y^x in the first quadrant and explain its properties.

Age 16 to 18

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### Double Time

Crack this code which depends on taking pairs of letters and using two simultaneous relations and modulus arithmetic to encode the message.

Age 16 to 18

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### Readme

Decipher a simple code based on the rule C=7P+17 (mod 26) where C is the code for the letter P from the alphabet. Rearrange the formula and use the inverse to decipher automatically.

Age 16 to 18

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### Modular Fractions

We only need 7 numbers for modulus (or clock) arithmetic mod 7 including working with fractions. Explore how to divide numbers and write fractions in modulus arithemtic.

Age 16 to 18

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### The Number Crunching Machine

Put a number at the top of the machine and collect a number at the bottom. What do you get? Which numbers get back to themselves?

Age 7 to 11

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