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CLIP 1275

How much fuel does an aeroplane need? (pt 5/5)

How much fuel does an aeroplane need? (pt 5/5)

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Key Info
  • How much fuel does an aeroplane need? (pt 5/5)
  • Duration: 03:23
  • An airline cannot weigh every passenger on a flight, so they use an average weight for men, women and children to calculate a total weight. We see how these calculations are done and how the result is used to give the total weight of the plane before take-off.
  • Subject:



    Functional Maths

  • Keywords: mean, weight, mass, person, plane, airline
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used in conjunction with other clips in this series about the weight of a plane, or in isolation as an example of averages.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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