Do we even want to run in the rain? Usually no. But if it’s raining outside and you just have to get from here to there, will you get wetter running or walking? Read on to find out and do the raindrop math!
Have you ever met someone named Seven? Or are you named Seven? If so, you’re not alone! There are over 1,500 people with that numerical name. And it’s the most popular number between 1 and 20 to have as a name. Read on to do the math behind this lucky number name.
If there was a life-size house made of Legos, would you live in it? Well, we don’t know about living in it, but people were lining up to help build a real house of Legos for a British TV show. And good thing, too, because the house used over 3 million Lego bricks! Read on to see how the math quickly stacked up when building this big house with tiny bricks.
Ever wonder if your favorite stuffed animal is the same kind as other people’s? Even though the first stuffed animal was a bear, there are all types now – from dogs and dinosaurs to cows and crocodiles. Read on to cozy up with the math in your favorite plush pals!
It’s always tough to choose a Halloween costume from all the possible choices. And there are even more options if you think outside the box – like being a Transformer or piece of sushi! Read on to see where Halloween and numbers collide with some creative costume math.
Have you ever wished that you could use pizza to buy things? Well, one guy used pizza to buy a house! Of course, he used money, too, but his offer of throwing in a free pizza every month sealed the deal. Read on to see how the slices added up to a new house – and munch your way through the math.
Of course rockets are fast – or are they? Do they go as fast on the ground as they do in air? Or would you be able to beat a rocket in a race around your town? Read on to rocket through the math in space shuttles!
The saying “let the cat out of the bag” actually has to do with cats and pigs. And this cat-and-pig duo shows that there doesn’t have to be a bag involved for these two animals to be paired up. Read on to do the math on this cat (and pig!) nap – and find math and friendship in unlikely places!
When we look at the stars in the night sky, we see that our planet Earth isn’t the only ball of rock whizzing through space. There are 7 other major planets gong around the Sun, the Moon – our nearest neighbor – and a lot more. The Moon sounds like it’s far away, almost a quarter million miles, but someone figured out that all the other planets could fit perfectly lined up in that space! Read on to do the math on the space in space.
We’ve seen dogs ride skateboards and surfboards, which takes great balance. But for a dog to ride a scooter is a different story. Well, Norman the French sheepdog can do just that, and has set the doggie scooter-riding world record. When you think about all the hours of training and scooter rides it took for him to do this, it really adds up and makes his feat that much more impressive!