With Halloween just a few days away, lots of us have decorated our homes for the big day. And if you’re a little creeped out by all those giant spiders and webs on people’s bushes you can try glowsticks for something a little less yucky and a little more colorful. Read on to find out how to glow your way through Halloween – and get in the Halloween spirit with some math!
What do you get when you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter? Read on to find out the answer to this pumpkin math riddle, and learn more wacky number facts behind pumpkins!
Lots of dogs enjoy going for car rides. And apparently one woman thought her hamster was missing out and needed a ride of his own. Read on to see the math that happens when you let a hamster out of his hamster wheel to go on a four-wheeled adventure!
Have you ever had some apple cider and wondered just how they get all the juice from the apples into the cartons? You’d be surprised just how much crushing and smushing go into making yummy cider. Read on to find out how it’s made and do the mushy math!
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.