1/30/1987

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
15950 105-01 SHOW OPEN 0:46 BUMPER
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12040 105-02 PRIME TIME PROGRAMMING MEETING 3:58 STUDIO
A group of television executives meet to discuss next season's programs - whose titles must contain only prime numbers.
15380 105-03 PERCENTS 2:25 SONG
This glitzy song expresses the relations among percents, fractions, and decimals.
16100 105-04 SODA SHOPPE 0:50 LIVE ACTION FILM
Two customers use an easy way to compute a ten percent tip, which they round up to the nearest ten cents.
17314 105-05 VO: STOP COMPLAINING (ANS.) 0:05 BUMPER
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14010 105-06 TROUT ON YOUR HEAD 1:10 STUDIO
This commercial uses a horizontal bar graph to illustrate that most quacks sampled suggest putting a trout on one's head as a headache remedy.
12112 105-07 BUT WHO'S COUNTING: 2 6:34 GAME SHOW
Contestants arrange six randomly chosen digits in an attempt to form two 3-digit numbers with the largest possible sum. To play, they must apply some knowledge of place value and probability.
14551 105-08 (VERY NICE) NEWSROOM INTERRUPT:26 0:19 BUMPER
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11035 105-09 MATHNET:PROBLEM OF THE MISSING MONKEY-5 10:01 MATHNET
George climbs atop the Hollywood sign, and the Mathnetters successfully solve the problem of the missing monkey -- putting both the gorilla and the thief behind bars.
Sketch Count:9
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 26:08

Notes: Emphasis: Percents