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Pillow Fight for Pets
January 23rd, 2023

How would you feel if you went to bed at night ready to sleep, and found someone already sleeping in your spot? Well, that’s probably how this dog felt when he found the cat in his bed. Read on to do the math on the pillow fight that followed, and see how hard this pup worked to get his bed back.

Donuts Gone Bonkers
January 16th, 2023

When you stick one yummy food inside another, the yumminess really multiplies quickly. So the “donut turducken” – an apple fritter inside pudding inside a donut, topped with chocolate frosting – must have a yumminess factor that’s out of this world! Read on to get a taste of the delicious dessert math.

More Llama Drama
January 11th, 2023

Llamas are big, shaggy animals that normally live in South America. There are only about 40,000 of them in the US. But some people keep them as giant pets, and sometimes llamas break free. The one in this picture was trotting along a highway in Newburyport, Massachusetts. A friendly driver took him to an animal […]

Party Fish
December 11th, 2022

It’s fun to get a goody bag after going to a party. And just imagine if that goody bag is actually filled with water…and a new pet fish! Read on to find out more about this event that actually happened at Bedtime Math, and see just how much math those new fish pet-owners did to keep their swimming friends happy.

Sack of Snacks
November 6th, 2022

Popcorn is a yummy snack alone. But add buttery caramel and you have something even more delicious: kettle corn. There’s lots of math involved in making this sweet treat. So read on to find out how to do it, and snack on the math!

How Do Doggie Treats Taste?
September 15th, 2022

Dogs love their doggie biscuits, especially when the biscuit’s ginormous! But just how big is the world’s biggest dog treat? Read on to find out – and treat yourself to some tasty math.

When Coins Make Sense
September 12th, 2022

When we count out money to pay for something, usually we don’t study it very carefully – we just add it up. But money has some cool secrets. Click “Read More” to find out about them, and do the money math!

Meet the Mola Mola
September 6th, 2022

The mola mola fish, or sunfish, is definitely a fish, but looks more like an alien visiting from outer space. And when it comes to this wacky creature, there are a lot of numbers! Click “Read More” to discover these numbers, and do the mola mola math.

The Toothy Truth
August 30th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Isha I. asked us, how many teeth are there in the world? When you stop to count all the teeth in humans and animals, the numbers get big! Read on to sink your teeth into the math behind this toothy question.

Sleeping and Swimming – at the Same Time!
August 18th, 2022

Some animals are great at multi-tasking – including sleeping and swimming! Read on to do the math on these amazing animals that can catch some z’s on the move.

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