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A Moving Memorial
May 31st, 2021

Memorial Day is the holiday where Americans celebrate all the soldiers who have protected our country. And since it is always the last Monday in May, it’s not always on the same date. Read on to do the math on this moving holiday!

A Backwards Day
September 19th, 2019

A palindrome is a word that is spelled the same backwards and forwards, like toot and racecar. Can you think of any others? It turns out numberscan do the same thing — like today’s date! Today is written as 9/19/19, which means the 19th day of the 9th month (September). In fact, we’re just ending a […]

Lucky 13?
September 13th, 2019

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!

Last One of the Century
December 13th, 2014

Did you notice anything about today’s date? If your country lists the date as the number of the month, the number of the day, and then the year, today is 12/13/14. And a date in order like this won’t happen for the rest of this century! Read on for more calendar number play.

Daze of Summer
September 1st, 2014

In America it’s Labor Day, when we celebrate American workers. Labor Day falls on the first Monday of September, and could be any of the first 7 days of the month – which makes for some pretty mobile math. Click “Read More” to do the Labor Day math!

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