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Sampling and Hypothesis Testing: Significance Levels

This activity is designed to deepen understanding of hypothesis testing. Students are presented with a coin which is suspected of being biased. A hypothesis test is set up. A results table is shown giving the significance of the result at different levels of significance for different outcomes. Students are...

Bivariate Data, Regression and Correlation: Residuals

In this activity the goal is for students to understand how the regression line is chosen. Autograph has a built-in facility for showing the squares of the residuals and is required to make this task work. Students are asked to explore what the lines that give the sum of the y-on-x residuals equal to zero have in...

Your Life Formula 100

This resource aims to raise awareness of the exciting and wide-ranging careers that studying mathematics and physics can lead to. The campaign objective is to significantly increase the number of students studying mathematics and physics at A level in the next three years.

The competition sets out to find...

Finance project

This Core Maths resource package involves students completing a financially-themed project. Students are given the task of promoting, manufacturing and delivering a new mobile phone for the best possible price. Students complete annual reports on monthly income and expenditure, explore interest rates, exchange...

Champion of the world

In this Core Maths activity students are invited to play a game using non-transitive dice, and explore the probability behind them.

Champion of the world: Teacher guide
This teacher guidance gives an overview of the task including prior student knowledge, suggested approaches and...

The secret of winning

In this Core Maths activity students are invited to explore a range of casino based games to understand the probability, and likelihood of winning, when gambling.

The secret of winning: Teacher Guide
This teacher guidance introduces the reasoning behind the task, features of the...

Maximising profit

This series of Core Maths resources explore using linear programming to maximise profit in a number of different situations.

Maximising Profit: Linear Programming Examples
This package contains three different examples for students to explore, rocking horse manufacture, minibus travel...

Networks

This series of Core Maths presentations explore various network problems in a variety of contexts.

Networks: Teacher Guide
The teacher guide presentation contains four network problems with detailed solutions to the first two questions.

Networks: Problems
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Exponential graphs

This Core Maths card-sorting activity explores exponential graphs.

Exponential graphs: Teacher guidance
This teacher guidance gives an overview of the task including prior student knowledge, suggested approaches and possible extensions.

Exponential graphs: Activity...

Bin packing

This package of Core Maths resources explore how to solve bin packing problems using the first fit decreasing algorithm.

Bin Packing: Teacher guide
The teacher guide presentation contains an introduction to the topic through the plumber’s dilemma before working through the best possible...

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