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are you good at Maths?

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infoman Wed 19-Feb-20 06:38:13

I am trying to work out the maximum amunt of passengers that COULD be transported on the Bristol airport flyer bus in one year.
There are approx 69 bus's that travel from Bristol City centre to the airport in one day(Monday to Friday)
Saturday maybe a little higher and Sundays maybe similar to Monday to Friday.
If all the bus's were full(50 passengers?)
What would the maximum amount of passengers that could be taken to the airport,one way trips only,exclude the return trips. Thanks in advance.

Sparkling Wed 19-Feb-20 06:39:57

I would google it😬

Sara65 Wed 19-Feb-20 06:42:23

Why on earth do you want to know?
and no, I’m dreadful at maths.

Riverwalk Wed 19-Feb-20 06:56:44

Around 24,150?

Riverwalk Wed 19-Feb-20 06:57:30

In a week that is!

Oopsadaisy3 Wed 19-Feb-20 07:40:10

Half term, leave the maths until you go back to school and have some outdoor fun instead of sitting indoors on the computer.

Esspee Wed 19-Feb-20 07:44:42

Simply multiply 69 x 50 x 365 assuming each bus is full. You also need to know how many extra busses run on a Saturday and multiply that by 50 x 52 and add it to your total.

Brunette10 Wed 19-Feb-20 07:54:49

Yes I could do that - if I wanted to! wink

Oopsadaisy3 Wed 19-Feb-20 07:55:19

FHS do we really think that the OP is interested?

infoman Wed 19-Feb-20 08:04:47

Yes, the OP is interested,
and I am very pleased you are interested as well.

yggdrasil Wed 19-Feb-20 08:11:30

Why ?

Elegran Wed 19-Feb-20 08:28:10

Yes, why do you want to know this? That is what is interesting, not the maths.

Baggs Wed 19-Feb-20 08:32:55

Passengers don't come in amounts like sand or cement. You can count them. You want to know the number of passengers.

Oopsadaisy3 Wed 19-Feb-20 11:00:03

I think that you should find out the Exact number of Buses that travel each day, allow for the number of buses that travel on Bank holidays, including night time buses if any. Don’t forget that any road closures will impact on the number of people each bus will carry.

You should also find out how many people each bus will comfortably seat. Including larger or smaller buses where applicable.

Then come back to us.

Why not count the number of suitcases that could be carried as well? grin

BBbevan Wed 19-Feb-20 11:06:00

No ,sadly

ninathenana Wed 19-Feb-20 11:09:29

Just use a calculator

Oopsadaisy3 Wed 19-Feb-20 11:10:13

Don’t forget to account for young children who will sit on laps.

Come back with exact answers to my questions and then we can get out the calculator I assume you don’t have access to one?

Callistemon Wed 19-Feb-20 11:47:58

Excluding Christmas Day of course.

Oopsadaisy3 Wed 19-Feb-20 11:50:44

Do the buses travel on Christmas Day?

What about too foggy to fly?

What happens if one broke down? Does that throw the calculations out? what with replacement buses etc.

The whole thing is a sorry mess.....

Oopsadaisy3 Wed 19-Feb-20 11:52:18

Why not return trips ?

For some people flying in for a UK holiday it isn’t a return trip

Oopsadaisy3 Wed 19-Feb-20 11:53:02

I’m becoming worryingly interested in this OP

Callistemon Wed 19-Feb-20 11:54:47

No, Oopsadaisy not on Christmas Day, 364 days a year.

I thought everyone used calculators these days.
CBB to do it in my head grin

Callistemon Wed 19-Feb-20 11:56:06

It's always foggy at Bristol,Airport, it's in the wrong place!!

Squiffy Wed 19-Feb-20 11:58:40

Are you allowing for standing passengers? If it's school holiday time there could be a lot of children on board wink

Craicon Wed 19-Feb-20 12:04:28

We occasionally used the Bristol Flyer to get to work but do you mean 50 passengers seated?