‘Food’

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Egg Hunt

March 27, 2016 3:59 pm

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We’ve included an extra math problem about Easter, for those who celebrate or would like to learn more about the day. Read on to find out about the history of the Easter egg, and do the math on how quickly the candy can really add up!

Sweet and Sticky by the Gallon

March 21, 2016 4:00 pm

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When you drizzle real maple syrup onto your pancakes, you probably use just a few tablespoons. But it takes a lot more than a few tablespoons of sticky tree sap to make a bottle of this delicious topping. Read on to find out how it’s made and do the sweet, syrupy math!

The Best Way to Serve 20 Pies

March 19, 2016 4:00 pm

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Pie is yummy, and it’s even more fun when you can play with your pie to make 3-D geometric shapes! Read on to eat up the math in this “pie-cosahedron.”

Sweet and Sour Circles

March 14, 2016 4:00 pm

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On Pi Day (3/14), we like to celebrate a very special number and circles. And what better way than with some citrus circle math? Read on for the secret math of citrus fruits!

Trying to Walk and Chew Gum

March 4, 2016 4:00 pm

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Some foods are so weird that we have to wonder who first got the idea to try eating them – like gum, for example. How long ago did people actually get the crazy idea to start chomping on this chewy stuff? Read on to find out – and chew on some gummy math!

Monster Milkshakes

January 21, 2016 4:00 pm

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Sometimes when you want dessert, you just can’t decide what to eat. Well, with these milkshakes from Black Tap, you can have your cake and eat it on your milkshake, too! Read on to eat up the math behind monster milkshakes.

A Bigger, Better Blob of Butter

January 16, 2016 4:00 pm

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If you had 1,000 pounds of butter, what would you do with it? Butter lots of pieces of toast? Melt it to make a lot of dipping sauce? How about make a statue out of it? Read on to butter up to the math behind the 1,000-pound butter sculpture at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.

A Very Thirsty Turkey

November 26, 2015 4:00 pm

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Thanksgiving is that holiday when we show our thankfulness for many things, including food. There are usually lots and lots of different foods on the table for Thanksgiving. But do you know what ingredient they all have in common? Read on to find out – and eat up the Thanksgiving dinner math!

Just Like Two Peas in a…Mattress

November 16, 2015 4:00 pm

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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!

The Tasty Truth About Those Treats

October 31, 2015 4:00 pm

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We’re big fans of chocolate and graphs here at Bedtime Math. So what better way to celebrate Halloween than combining the two and making a Venn Diagram of Chocolate! Read on to see where your favorite chocolate lands in this delicious diagram.