Premiere Date:Thursday, May 05, 2005
This episode demonstrates the variety of uses for basic math skills in the workplace and how to develop math skills. The program uses documentary footage and dramatic scequences to demonstrate the topics under discussion. The documentary segment looks at various jobs such as a baker, a file clerk, a road grader, a chef, and a grocery clerk. The dramatic portion of the episode shows a phone company customer service representative calm an angry caller whose bill has increased, and woman starting in a doctor's office as she learns a number-based filing system.