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"A Battle of Equals"
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July 9, 2002
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Larry Jacobs
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Adam Rudman
George Arthur Bloom
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"A Battle of Equals" is the 25th episode of the first season of Cyberchase. It originally aired on July 9, 2002.


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Hacker pollutes Cyberspace with dangerous cyberstatic by tampering with four satellites designed to keep everything free from cyber-static cling. But is his plan only to trash Cyberspace — or does he have something even more devious up his cloak? The kids learn the answer as they use balance scales and equations to restore the satellites and save Motherboard.

Memorable quotes

Buzz: You're a genius, boss! [laughs]

Delete: And smart, too!


This is the first time Digit calls Inez "Nezzie," but she doesn't brush him off for it.


  • Math topic: "A Battle of Equals" focuses on balancing equations and how both sides of a scale must be the same, which can help you find the quantity of an unknown.
  • For Reals segment: "Bianca's Corny Act" - Bianca and Tracy are making popcorn balls for a school picnic. But when they make a mountain of popcorn, Bianca realizes they used 10 cups of unpopped popcorn when the recipe called for 10 cups of popped popcorn. Writing the recipe as an equation helps them understand how to adjust the ingredients accordingly.


Main article: A Battle of Equals/transcript

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