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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
15950 175-01 SHOW OPEN 0:46 BUMPER
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12281 175-02 HOLD IT NOBODY EAT - 1 2:30 STUDIO
When three cast members order a slice of pizza and Arthur orders half a pie, Cris cuts the pie in eighths. Since he has a slice left over, he returns the pie to have it recut.
16170 175-03 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.
12282 175-04 HOLD IT NOBODY EAT - 2 1:05 PART
Cris returns with a pizza cut in sixths - a slice for three cast members and half a pie for Arthur - but must return it to be recut when Luisa arrives ans wants a slice.
14040 175-05 DROPPED COIN 1:34 LIVE ACTION FILM
A boy and a girl use subtraction to figure out how much money the boy dropped down a street grate, if he started with $1.69 and now has $1.44.
12283 175-06 HOLD IT NOBODY EAT - 3 0:40 PART
Cris returns yet again with a pizza cut in eighths - a slice for four cast members and half a pie for Arthur. But what are they going to do when Reg arrives?
17220 175-07 EB: NUMBER PATTERN SQUARE NUMBERS 0:20 ANIMATION
This short animation illustrates a number pattern involving square numbers: square numbers are the sum of consecutive odd numbers starting with 1.
16002 175-08 ARTHUR BENJAMIN: SQUARING II 4:05 STUDIO
Arthur Benjamin, a mathematician from Johns Hopkins University, can perform complicated calculations in his head. He demonstrates short-cuts for squaring 2 and 3-digit numbers to a group of children.
11670 175-09 COUNTIN' OUT THE RHYTHM 2:58 SONG
This song, staged in a very urban setting, illustrates that there are 4 beats to every musical measure. The song also stresses the idea of subdividing each measure into 8 and 16 beats as well.
14390 175-10 SALE! 2:13 STUDIO
Using only the digits 3,5,6,and 9, a clerk must create the lowest possible total price for a set of stereos and speakers.
11025 175-11 MATHNET:TRIAL OF GEORGE FRANKLY-5 10:30 MATHNET
Kate proves that George could not possibly have left the island and committed the crime because weather conditions would not have allowed the plane to maintain its usual speed.
Sketch Count:11
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 27:01

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