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    hey does anyone have any idea what they're doing for their math st sl project???

    yeah, i'd like to kno that too.. i'm not sure what to do either. maybe someone can post what they did or what they're doin for math studies sl.

    The IBO's Teacher Support Material gives the examples of some topics you can investigate.
    Quoted from International Baccalaureate Organisation: Mathematical Studies SL: Internal Assessment - teacher support material, 2005.
    I hope posting this list here does not violate any rules.
    Titles of successful projects
    The following list gives the titles of some successful projects submitted by students. Some titles are more descriptive than others and in most cases the original wording has been retained.
    • Aesthetics
      • Calculating beauty—the golden ratio
      • Colour preferences
      • Daylight in a classroom—architectural design
      • Illusions
      • Is my mirror showing an accurate image?
      • Origami applications to mathematics
      • Shadows and height
    • Business and finance
      • A comparative study of shares, real estate, bonds and banks
      • Analysis of stock market changes
      • Buying a car—payment options
      • Economic development and levels of income
      • Mortgage loans
      • Running a restaurant and dance club
      • Yen/dollar fluctuations
    • Food and drink
      • A comparison between calorie intake and gender
      • Dine in or dine out?
      • High school lunches
      • Jelly bean study
      • Take the cola challenge
      • The cookie problem—taste is all-important
      • The operation of a tuck shop
    • Health and fitness
      • Breakfast and school grades
      • Breast and cervical cancer—ethnic comparison
      • Drug distribution
      • Infant mortality
      • Investigating reaction times
      • A comparison between lung capacity, age, weight and body fat
    • Nature and natural resources
      • Analysis of the cost and utility of gas versus electricity in an average domestic situation
      • Calculating time of sunrise and sunset
      • Earthquakes
      • Kangaroo Island koalas
      • Stick nest rats
      • The quality of local water
      • Water, wine and roses
    • People
      • Aggression
      • Characteristics of federal prisoners
      • Gender based discrimination
      • Marriage celebrants
      • Perception of time
      • The psychology of memory
      • Voter turnout
    • School-based titles
      • Alcohol consumption and teenagers
      • Girls’ sport and grades
      • Left-handed students
      • Performance of local students compared with foreign students
      • Searching for the ideal sound
      • Sport and nationality
    • Sport
      • Bat speed compared with body weight
      • Effective short corners in hockey
      • Factors affecting athletic performance
      • Height, weight and swimming performance
      • How far do tennis balls roll?
      • Resistance of fishing line
      • Stoppage times in National Football League (NFL) games
      • Will female swimmers ever overtake male swimmers?
    • Travel and transport
      • Air travel—distance compared with price
      • Cost efficiency of vehicles
      • Driving skills
      • Petrol prices
      • Seat belt use
      • Traffic movement in an urban area
      • Transport safety in town centres
      • Running late and driving habits
    • Miscellaneous
      • Astronomy
      • Average puppy weights in the first few weeks
      • Colour of words
      • Counting weeds
      • International phone call pricing
      • Memory
      • Practice makes perfect
      • Predicting cooling times
      • Shortest distance
      • Sine waves in pitch frequencies
      • Spanning trees
      • Topography and distance
      • Video games and response times
      • Volumes of partial spheres

    © International Baccalaureate Organization 2005

    Some of these are great.. 'Jellybean Study', 'Counting Weeds', 'The cookie problem'...
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    Yeah i agree...some really interesting ones.. Thanks

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