# Category: Multiply by a 2-Digit Number

##### Pick your favorite topic below. Read the opening, then solve the math together!

What better way to fall asleep than to count sheep — and better yet, a whole parade of them? Every year nearly 1 million sheep

### Counting the Stars

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

### Getting Carried Away – by Ants

Bedtime Math fan Sophia Y. asked us how many ants would it take to pick you up and carry you? Read on to see how

### 1,000-Pound Pumpkin

If you live in America, you might want to carve a pumpkin for Halloween, or at least roll a couple onto your front lawn for

### Pumpkin Face-Off

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

### Why We Run in the Rain

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

### Lucky 13?

Lots of people think that Friday the 13th is unlucky. But is it really? Read on to do the math behind lucky (and unlucky) numbers!

### When Hippos Hang by a Hair

Ever wonder if your hair is strong enough to pick up a pen? Or a hippo? You might be surprised at just how strong one

### Crazy Circle

An optical illusion is a picture that looks different from what is really happening on paper. Pictures where straight lines look bent, or where totally