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Maths in Work: Price Comparison


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Created on 19 May 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 02 February 2011 by ncetm_administrator

 
Title Price Comparison
Organisation EDF Energy
 
Overview
The company, EDF, is one of the largest energy suppliers in Europe with 5M customers. In this clip customers want telephone operator Will, to give them a price comparison with their existing company. He uses of a formula where a higher rate is charged on the first 5480kw of energy and  the remainder is charged at a lower rate. Once the total has been calculated Will needs to add the VAT percentage. The customer could make a saving of over £50 by changing to EDF. During the call he uses a formula, percentages, decimals, proportions and a calculator.
 
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Keywords
Calculator, Decimals, Formulae, Percentages, Proportion
 
Curriculum Category
Maths in Work Measures, click here to search for videos in this category
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