When you think about what you want to be when you grow up, you might say an inventor, or a musician, or a firefighter, or governor of your state. But why choose just one? Read on to find out about a guy who did lots of different jobs – and do the math to see how he made each one count!
Bedtime Math fan Reid D. asked us a great question: how many kids are in the world’s biggest school today? Read on to see how many kids it takes to count up to this amazing world record!
Bedtime Math fans Mihira and Siona T. asked us, how many gallons are in the world’s largest bottle of liquid soap? Read on to find out – and lather up some soapy math!
2016 isn’t only the year, but it turns out that it’s a pretty cool number! Read on to see why and factor the math into the new year.
The fun part about New Year’s Eve is that different places on Earth reach midnight at different times. So you could be in the new year while your friend in the time zone behind you is waiting to ring it in. Read on to celebrate the new year by timing out the math in New Year’s Eve!
Candles are used to light up and celebrate all kinds of special times, like birthdays. But they can also be useful for when the power goes out, and to tell time! Read on to get fired up about the math in these anything-but-ordinary tools.
Bedtime Math fan Jay A. asked us, how many raindrops does it take to fill a glass of water? Is it hundreds, thousands, or millions? Read on to find out the answer – and see how things like the sizes of the cup and raindrops play a part in this wet and wild math!
You might have seen some guys with beards and moustaches that cover a little bit of their face. But we bet you’ve never seen any moustaches like these math-y ones! Over 300 men competed to see who had the fiercest beards at the National Beard and Moustache Championships. Read on to see what categories they were competing in – and do the fancy-facial-hair math.
If you’ve heard the fairy tale of the princess and the pea, you know it’s about a very picky princess who can feel a tiny pea under her poofy bed. This got Bedtime Math fan Tanisha T. thinking, and she asked us how many peas could we stuff into a whole mattress? Read on to do the math behind veggies in your bed!
A lot of people think that Friday the 13th is unlucky. But is it? Read on to find out how common this “unlucky” date is – and add up the superstitious sums!