While in math class, Trunks is called on to solve a math problem: (1000 - 900 * 0.5). Trunks attempts to subtract 900 from 1000 first, but Pilaf interrupts him and correctly states that he must multiply 900 by 0.5 first then subtract the result from 1000. To make his point more tangible, Pilaf uses an example involving a sale.
Penny started a business that sells flower barrettes called Penny Blossoms. Penny asks Sheldon to help her improve her manufacturing process, so they sing while working in order to increase productivity.
Sam Rogers explains how he would get the traders to sell all of the company's mortgage assets in a day, bringing up ethical concerns in the process. Among the concerns is that the company will be selling customers a product with no value. John Told's response shows that he cares more about the company than its customers. This is made most evident by John's justification of selling the product to customers in order to keep the company afloat.