Premiere Date:Thursday, May 05, 2005
This episode looks at how fractions, decimals, and percentages are used in the workplace, along with rations, rates, and proportions. Employees will find that they need to calculate discounts, combine measurements, and change recipe amounts. The documentary segments look at a baker having trouble with a recipe, musicians in a recording studio, and a woman laying out displays in a retail store. The dramatic segments show a bookstore employee learning how to give discounts on a sale, and a secretary in a doctor's office solves a scheduling problem.