When you make a phone call these days, you don’t even have to remember anyone’s number. But it wasn’t always like that – you used to really have to work for that call with a rotary phone! Read on to find out more about these old-time phones, and dial up the fun rotary-phone math!
Sitting in traffic got Bedtime Math fan Cecilia H. thinking: how many cars could you line up end to end from Los Angeles to New York? Read on to find out, and speed through the math in bumper-to-bumper cars!
Have you ever done arts and crafts projects with glue and paper? Well, one guy tried out his own special (and illegal) art project with napkins, paper, and glue – and it got him into a lot of trouble! Read on to see just what his project was, and do the arts and crafts money math.
Have you ever used a calculator? It’s an almost magical toy: you press buttons that have numbers on them, and the calculator adds them for you, or multiplies them, or whatever else you want to do, then shows the answer. So Bedtime Math fan Abby W. wanted to know, how many buttons do 100 calculators have on them?
You probably know what the numbers we use look like, but do you know why they look like that? Read on to discover this little-known secret, and take a different angle on the math in numbers!
Bedtime Math fan Rayhaan asked us, how many pennies can fit in the biggest piggybank? Read on to make “cents” of the math in the world’s biggest piggy bank!
Bedtime Math fan Symone B. went to Alaska and got to see huskies pull dogsleds in Denali National Park. Vehicles aren’t allowed in the park, so the dogs carry everything from place to place – including people! Read on to see how the miles and weight of their loads really add up – and do the math on these hard-working dogs.
When you’re traveling, you’ll see all kinds of road signs telling you where you are and what to do, like stop or slow down. They may not look too big, but you’d be surprised by how giant they really are! Read on to find out the truth behind the size of these signs – and map out the road-sign math.
Do you sometimes look at the clock, waiting for time to pass and it just moves so slowly? Well, Bedtime Math fans Miriam, Silas, and Titus R. shared some great, fun clock number games you can play to pass the time. Read on to play with the numbers – and have a good time!
When you draw with a crayon, did you ever wonder how it was made? Or how many crayons are made in a day? You might be surprised at just how fast the machines can roll out those crayons. Read on to do the colorful math behind this favorite coloring tool!