Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Science & Innovation) for Thursday, December 19, 2019 (Season 36, Episode 74):
In her 20+ years working for this company, Audrey Sherman of Saint Paul has been granted more than 130 patents
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Eric Smith, a bartender from Tucson, Arizona
|Peggah Ghoreishi, a penguinologist from Chicago, Illinois
|Dave Algase, an information professional & writer from Saline, Michigan (1-day total: $8,218)
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Correct response: What is 3M?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Audrey Sherman is the first female 3M scientist to be granted 100 or more patents, reaching that milestone in 2017 (18 scientists in total have reached that milestone for the company). Moreover, Sherman has been granted at least another half-dozen patents since she was profiled by 3M itself in January. The company in total has been granted more than 118,000 patents.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Peggah $1,100 – $313 = $787 (What is the Mayo Clinic?)
Dave $6,000 + $3,000 = $9,000
Eric $21,000 – $4,000 = $17,000 (1-day total: $17,000) (What is Dupont)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) I’M DYIN’ UP HERE! $1000 (22nd pick)
Peggah 2200 +1300 (Eric 3600 Dave 2200)
2) MAMMAL FACTS $1600 (17th pick)
Eric 18600 -3000 (Dave 2400 Peggah 2300)
3) CULTURE CLUB $1200 (23rd pick)
Eric 18000 +3000 (Dave 2400 Peggah 300)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 60
J! round: 1999 TELEVISION PREMIERES $600
DJ! round: THE WRECK OF THE F. SCOTT FITZGERALD $400; “T” TIME $400
Total $ Left On Board: $1,400
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 116 (1.57 per episode average), 1 Daily Double
Eric $22,200 Coryat, 26 correct, 4 incorrect, 46.30% in first on buzzer, 3/3 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
Dave $6,000 Coryat, 14 correct, 6 incorrect, 31.84% in first on buzzer, 1/3 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
Peggah $800 Coryat, 9 correct, 4 incorrect, 16.67% in first on buzzer, 3/3 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $29,000
Lach Trash: $8,800 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $14,800
Dave Algase, final stats:
28 correct, 9 incorrect
1/4 on rebound attempts (on 11 rebound opportunities)
28.44% in first on buzzer (31/109)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $5,600
Eric Smith, stats to date:
26 correct, 5 incorrect
3/3 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
46.30% in first on buzzer (25/54)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $0)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $22,200
Eric Smith, to win:
2 games: 66.159%
Avg. streak: 2.955 games.
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