11/18/1991

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Sketches in (hopefully) order:
44150 436-01 SHOW OPEN 0:38 BUMPER
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40541 436-02 GROWN-UPS: ED KOCH 1:12 STUDIO
A child actor plays Ed Koch, before he was mayor of New York, explaining why he will need math in the future.
44100 436-03 DICK & VERN: PENCIL & PAPER QUIZ SHOW 0:42 ANIMATION
Dick and Vern tell the viewer to get pencil and paper so they can play along with "But Who's Counting?"
43160 436-04 BUT WHO'S COUNTING?: LARGEST SUM CASTOUT 2:58 GAME SHOW
Players arrange 4 randomly chosen numbers on their boards to form the largest sum of two fractions. To play, they apply understanding of probability and fractions. (with final castout)
40730 436-05 DIVISION OF: COMBINATORICS 0:35 ANIMATION
Different mouths, noses, and eyes can be combined to make a variety of faces. Combinatorics tells how many faces are possible with the given features.
40560 436-06 THAT'S MATH 4:30 SONG
Hines sings about the mathematics of a pizza bill, baseball statistics, hitting a target, and dancing.
40780 436-07 DIVISION OF: PARABOLA 0:35 ANIMATION
A golf ball is hit, and its path has the shape of a parabola. The sports scene is replayed in slow motion. "Brought to you by geometry"
40101 436-08 MATHNET-DESPAIR IN MONTEREY BAY-1 17:26 MATHNET
George watches the rain. Pat & George get called to Monterey, CA, to protect the Despair Diamond from theft by Archie Leach. Before their flight, George discusses headwinds with the pilot.
44310 436-09 LONG CLOSE 0:58 BUMPER
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Sketch Count:9
Episode Length(may exclude credits): 28:34

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