After eating dinner, Chuck illustrates to Wilson their slim chances of being rescued. He calculates the area that the rescue team would have to potentially search to find them: approximately 502,000 square miles.
Bad Man challenges Ryland and Celia to measure the area of multiple rectangular objects, such as a playing card and a videotape. Their process of measuring the length and the breadth (or width) is accompanied by supporting visuals. Afterwards, Bad Man suggests an easier way to remember the formula: by using the first letters of each word.