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• #### Arrival: Part of a Whole

Ian analyzes the data received by the aliens and shares his discovery with Louise. He visualizes the data and expresses as a decimal the amount of data relative to negative space: 0.0833, which he says is equivalent to 1/12. The two present their findings to the rest of the team and suggest that they are part of a larger whole.

• #### Cyberchase: Powering the Motor

The CyberSquad needs to power their ship's motor to stop Hacker. To get the motor started, they need to draw power from a crystal that has between 65% and 85% orange stripes; otherwise, the motor will not start or will burn out. They count the number of orange stripes on each crystal to determine the fraction of stripes that are orange. Then, they convert each fraction into a percent to determine which crystal they should use to power the motor.

• #### Cyberchase: Determining the Best Jumper

Using the success rates provided by Sheldon, Ashley, and Irv, the CyberSquad determines which one of the three is the best jumper. The group multiplies all of the fractions to have a common denominator, then they compare the jumpers by converting all of the fractions to percents. They find that Sheldon is the best jumper and rely on him to let everyone out of the trap.

• #### Wishbone: Calculating Sale Price

Joe is a cashier at a garage sale and does not have a calculator. A customer brings him a \$25 hat, which is 10% off. Wanda and Wishbone notice that he is struggling and give him tips to more easily calculate the price that he should charge the customer.

• #### Math Shorts: Coverting Rational Numbers

This episode of Math Shorts discusses converting rational numbers into decimals using long division.