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The Truth about Road Signs

November 25, 2015 4:00 pm


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.

Time to Line Up…

November 22, 2015 4:00 pm


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!

Math-y Moustaches

November 20, 2015 4:00 pm


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.

Just Like Two Peas in a…Mattress

November 16, 2015 4:00 pm


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!

Friday the 13th

November 13, 2015 4:00 pm


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!

Can You Drink a Whole Lake?

November 12, 2015 4:00 pm


We got another awesome question from a Bedtime Math fan: Carmel P. wants to know, could you drink a whole lake in an hour? Read on to see what the numbers say – and drink in the math!

Crayons by the Billions

November 8, 2015 4:00 pm


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!

Counting the Stars

November 7, 2015 4:00 pm


When it’s really clear at night and there aren’t a lot of lights around, you can look up at the sky and see lots and lots of stars. But you’d be amazed by just how many star are up there that your eyes can’t see! Read on to count up the stars and be star-struck by the math in the sky.

How to Get a Bigger Brownie

November 6, 2015 4:00 pm


Cake tastes delicious no matter what shape it’s in. But we’re loving this cake-cutter made by Matthias Wandel that cuts the cake into hexagons. Read on to find out why this hexagon knife is so cool – and bite into the cake math!

A Penny a Day Keeps the Dentist Away

November 4, 2015 4:00 pm


How many pennies could you save in 1 year? 5 years? How about 10 years? One guy saved up pennies for 45 years – and it’s amazing how much money that was! Read on to do the math on how much those pennies added up to, and see how it makes “cents” to save every penny.