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Mathematics Goes to the Movies

by Burkard Polster and Marty Ross


Kes (1969)

About a boy and his falcon
Classroom scene. Teacher writing some excercises on the blackboard.
Teacher: The usual difficulties of concentration. Three fives is fifteen, eh. We write fifteen one five, you write five one.
Excercises on the blackboard
1) 35,606 x254
2) 2,518:16
3) (Pound sign) 614 – 18 - 2d x14
4) 324/9x16/24