10/28/1991

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
44150 421-01 SHOW OPEN 0:38 BUMPER
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40210 421-02 COUNT THE WAYS 3:33 SONG
The Judds sing about how one of Wynonna's admirers expresses his affection in mathematical ways, telling her how many times his heart beats for her each minute, each hour, etc.
40390 421-03 MATHCOURT 3: ADDING FRACTIONS 3:38 STUDIO
The prosecutor argues that the sum of two fractions must be a fraction, and claims that the sum of 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/2 is 3/10. The defendant uses coins to demonstrate that the correct sum is 1.
43050 421-04 IF IT'S OUT THERE: SHOPPER (WATERMELON) 1:02 LIVE ACTION FILM
Watermelons cost $1.00 each, so with 75 cents a customer gets 3/4 of a watermelon. The remaining 1/4 watermelon goes to a young girl who gives a quarter to the resourceful cashier.
43150 421-05 BUT WHO'S COUNTING?: SMALLEST SUM C.OUT 2:49 GAME SHOW
Players arrange 4 randomly chosen numbers on their boards to form the smallest sum of 2 fractions. To play, they apply understanding of probability and fractions. (with final castout)
43290 421-06 CAREERS PSA #2 (CHEF) 0:32 LIVE ACTION FILM
The song says "In every occupation, wherever you may go, you gotta know math" while the pictures show a chef, helicopter pilot, vet, dancer, artist, coast guardsman, & a recording technician at work.
40091 421-07 MATHNET-CASE OF THE POCONOS PARADISE-1 15:35 MATHNET
After a significant increase in burglaries in the 19th precinct, Pat & George interview the victims, and find that they all spent the weekend in the same place. Mathnet's new computer system arrives.
44310 421-08 LONG CLOSE 0:58 BUMPER
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Sketch Count:8
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 28:45

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