3/31/1987

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
15950 147-01 SHOW OPEN 0:46 BUMPER
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15260 147-02 MATHEMATICS R US: ROUNDING 2:28 STUDIO
Smilin' Al offers his customers a deal on rounding numbers to the nearest tenth. Satisfied customers also give testimonials as to the wonderful job Math R Us has done on rounding numbers for them.
13951 147-03 STICK SQUARES - 1 0:25 STUDIO
Alison Smith uses toothpicks to make a square that is divided into 9 smaller squares and asks the audience how many squares there are in all.
14540 147-04 ROUND IT OFF 3:02 SONG
The cast sings a country and western tune that deals with the importance of rounding numbers.
15370 147-05 ARTIST'S LICENSE 2:40 STUDIO
When an artist wants to make a Big Statement, he sees that doubling the dimensions of his rectangular canvas, quadruples the the area.
12840 147-06 AREA (6 X 8) 1:10 ANIMATION
This animation illustrates the area of a rectangle whose dimensions are 6 and 8.
16170 147-07 FIVE-NINETEEN BLUES 1:20 LIVE ACTION FILM
This song shows that you can round off a lot of numbers but not the time the train leaves.
17323 147-08 VO: DON'T DESPAIR 0:06 BUMPER
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15750 147-09 BUT WHO'S COUNTING: 10 6:26 GAME SHOW
Contestants arrange 5 randomly chosen digits into 2-digit and 3-digit numbers in an attempt to form the largest possible product. To play, they must apply some knowledge of place value and probability
11012 147-10 MATHNET:PROBLEM OF THE PASSING PARADE-2 9:07 MATHNET
In their attempt to find a kidnapped rock star, the Mathnetters tip a bottle with liquid in it to recreate a mountain's angle of incline. They also use musical beats to keep track of time.
Sketch Count:10
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 28:30

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