2/22/1990

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
15950 329-01 SHOW OPEN 0:46 BUMPER
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30740 329-02 MATH-ZA-POPPIN' #3 4:58 STUDIO
Pledge Central uses bar chart to show pledges for 5 days - there is an upward trend. Letter from gray-haired lady tells how her son was reformed because of his enthusiasm for mathematics.
31030 329-03 PERSON ON THE STREET: STACK B'BALL CARDS 0:45 LIVE ACTION FILM
People on the street are asked: A stack of one thousand baseball cards is about one and a half feet high. If you stack one million cards, how high would that pile be?
31215 329-04 INSERT: QUEEN-WON'T SOLVE ALL 0:11 BUMPER
"Math won't solve all your problems but it comes pretty close."
30930 329-05 MICHIGAN STADIUM: CARDS (790 THOU) 1:37 LIVE ACTION FILM
The following question is posed to the viewer: How many baseball cards would it take to cover the entire playing field of the Michigan Stadium?
14340 329-06 Has XLEMONADE STAND IN THE DESERT 2:46 STUDIO
Shari Belafonte Harper runs a lemonade stand that sells lemonade for 26% of one dollar. She and Arthur discuss percent and decimal relations - especially as they pertain to money.
30400 329-07 WANG SPOT: LEMONADE 1:25 LIVE ACTION FILM
Girl describes to a boy how she convinced her brother to give her a loan for her lemonade stand by computing how much profit she would earn.
20190 329-08 MATHMAN: SHOW INTERRUPT #1 (45%) 0:28 ANIMATION
Mathman is told that 45% of the show has elapsed and must decide what percent remains.
30520 329-09 BUT WHO'S COUNTING?: LARGEST EVEN 4:14 GAME SHOW
Players arrange five randomly chosen digits in an attempt to form the largest possible even 5-digit number. To play, they must apply some knowledge of place value and probability.
30084 329-10 MATHNET-CASE OF THE MASKED AVENGER-4 10:57 MATHNET
George meets with The Mob dressed as the Avenger, wearing microphone and camera. They tell him to lose the fight or else. Mathnetters begin to see pattern in results of tournament and Mob threats.
31240 329-11 LONG CLOSE 0:44 BUMPER
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Sketch Count:11
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 28:51

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