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Bouncing off the Walls

March 29, 2015 4:00 pm

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Making a basketball shot is hard, but how much harder when the hoop is on a rolling forklift? Read on to do the math and find out!

The Wrong Kind of Stickiness

March 28, 2015 4:00 pm

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Is that last squirt of ketchup just not coming out? Read on for the math on something that can help!

Prickles on Command

March 27, 2015 4:00 pm

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Frogs seem slippery and slimy. But this frog can pull some crazy tricks. Read on for the math on its shape-shifting secrets!

Swimming Pool of Chocolate

March 26, 2015 4:00 pm

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We all know chocolate and peanut butter go together – but is that true even when it’s hundreds of pounds of each? Yes – read on to do the math to prove it!

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Mooooo

March 25, 2015 4:00 pm

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These cute cow quadruplets are 1 in a million, or even better. Read on to do the cow math!

When Recycling Goes Flying

March 24, 2015 4:00 pm

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Ever wonder how your paper, plastic, and glass magically get recycled and used again? Read on to uncover the mystery and crunch the numbers on recycling

Dessert by the Bucket

March 23, 2015 4:00 pm

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How much chocolate mousse can fit in that bucket – and how much of it do you think you could eat? Click here to run some yummy numbers!

Jitterbug Jumprope

March 22, 2015 4:00 pm

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Can you jump up off your feet – and off your butt? Check out these fast-moving jumpropers and the math behind their tricks!

Manatee Madness

March 21, 2015 4:00 pm

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Manatees might look funny and be missing some teeth, but in Florida they’re in charge right now. Read on to hear the numbers!

When Night and Day Get Even

March 20, 2015 4:00 pm

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What’s special about today? It’s the first day of spring, but it’s also the equinox, when our Sun does some special math tricks for us. Read on to run the numbers on our place in space today!