Here’s a collection of puzzles we’ve made, some qualitative, some quantitative.
Puzzle #21 – HP3: The Guards of Azkaban – suggestions for the SI unit of happiness are welcome!
Puzzle #20 – HP2: The Rogue Bludger – radiodromes ahoy!
Puzzle #19 – HP1: The Sixth Chamber – the first in a series of Potter-inspired brainteasers. All hail Rowling!
Puzzle #18 – Parks and Reciprocation – almost as annoying as its namesake’s theme tune!
Puzzle #17 – Floating Gold – a near-forgotten golden oldie. Buoy vey!
Puzzle #16 – On the nth Day of Christmas – time for some Christmaths!
Puzzle #15 – Puddle Puzzle – nothing but triangles, I promise!
Puzzle #14 – Cue the Queue – a geometric problem concerning the butterfly effect.
Puzzle #13 – Fibre Choptic – a short geometric puzzle.
Puzzle #12 – Bowl Over – get your calculus on.
Puzzle #11 – Terra Fermat – an optics question in disguise.
Puzzle# 10 – Wax Mathematical – a guided foray into the fledgling science of beeometry! Will the puns never end?
Puzzle #9 – Platformulae – are you a platformer at heart? Ponder this calculus exercise.
Puzzle #8 – Unappealing Puzzle – a little integration never hurts!
Puzzle #7 – Resistive Forces – an exercise in use of the chain rule in Newton’s second law.
Puzzle #6 – Eye in the Sky – a geometric problem more easily said than done.
Puzzle #5 – Rope You In – a problem requiring no maths or physics, but a tricky one nonetheless!
Puzzle #4 – Deceptively Simple Sequence – the title says it all! A real meaty one which requires more than a little creativity.
Puzzle #3.2 – Apparent Weightlessness Strikes Again! – an extension of the previous puzzle.
Puzzle #3 – Apparent Weightlessness – a short problem related to orbits.
Puzzle #2 – Perpetual Motion – can you find the flaw in Alan’s solution to the energy crisis?
Puzzle #1 – Crossed Drive Belt – where it all began. A geometric jaunt to cut your teeth on.
The more recent puzzles come with solutions, which are found here:
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