11/1/1988

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
21400 232-01 COMBO JOMBO 3:41 SONG
The song demonstrates the use of combinatorics to find the number of combinations of bands of several sizes given the number of each type player available.
21320 232-02 DIRKLET: MAKE A DRAWING 1:33 BUMPER
Dirk suggests that a good problem solving heuristic is to make a drawing in order to visualize a problem more clearly.
14311 232-03 No XDATA HEADACHE I 1:10 STUDIO
A woman uses a bar chart to organize her monthly expenses and rid herself of a data headache.
20560 232-04 SQUARE ONE SQUARES #4 5:27 GAME SHOW
Two students try to determine which cast member is giving the correct answer to the questions: Grid with Star, and Futuristic Money.
20561 232-04 SQUARE ONE SQUARES #4 QUESTION 1 0:00 GAME SHOW QUESTION
What number belongs in the square with the star in it, if you count along the edge of a 10x10 grid?
20562 232-04 SQUARE ONE SQUARES #4 QUESTION 2 0:00 GAME SHOW QUESTION
Which of the two figures contains more triangles?
21580 232-05 POLYHEDRONS - 1 (TETRAHEDRON) VERSION 2 0:24 ANIMATION
This animation illustrates how an arrangement of triangles fold up into a 3-dimensional tetrahedron.
15537 232-06 No XBLACKSTONE: DIME, PENNY, NICKEL 2:04 STUDIO
Blackstone uses a fundamental property of even and odd numbers to correctly identify which hand holds the dime and which holds the penny. His follow-up trick depends on psychology--not mathematics.
16250 232-07 No XINFINITY (INFINITE REGRESS) 0:41 ANIMATION
The camera zooms in on Beverly sitting in a room with a picture of Beverly sitting in a room with a picture of Beverly sitting in a room -- to illustrate the idea of infinite regress.
20031 232-08 MATHNET-CASE OF THE WILLING PARROT-2 12:06 MATHNET
The Mathnetters find their ghost, Norman Tedge, hiding out in the mansion. Then they uncover a puzzle with a particular pattern which might prove to have a bearing on the missing money.
Sketch Count:10
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 27:06

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