An animated guide to mean, median and mode. The Clappy Boys need to have the right average age to be accepted for a recording contract. This clip demonstrates that the different types of average can produce very different results.

This clip is from:
Bitesize Maths
First broadcast:
10 May 2012

Given various sets of data, students could work out the mean, median and mode averages of each set. The data could be a fun scenario, as in the clip, or real data, as in the students' heights, or how many crisps are in a range of packets.