Taking Off With Estimation Through the Field of Aviation

Throughout this entire module, students will be investigating how estimation and formula manipulation are used in the field of aviation.  The lessons and assessments will provide realistic Algebra applications for airplane mechanics, private pilots and airplane engineers.  This lesson requires students to estimate fuel consumption and mileage of different length flights.   In the field of aviation pilots are required to determine this information before takeoff in order to know if the airplane has adequate fuel and for the passengers to know their air time.

Author: Danielle Flores

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