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New Year, New You!
January 1st, 2021

The New Year is a popular time to start “resolutions,” or promises to become a better person. But just how long does it take for that promise to stick? Read on to do the New Year’s math in resolutions!

When You Stay Up Late…
December 31st, 2020

You might stay up extra late on New Year’s Eve to celebrate it turning the next year. But if you do, you’re usually extra tired the next day, which causes lots of yawning. Read on to do the math on how yawns stack up when they go from one person to another – and even to your dog!

Way Too Big for the Bathtub
December 5th, 2020

A rubber ducky is a great toy for bathtime — unless the duck is bigger than your whole house, like the world’s largest rubber ducky! Read on to swim through the math in this gigantic bath toy.

Messed-up Pennies
December 3rd, 2020

Pennies are always only worth 1 cent…right? Not all of them. Read on to crunch the numbers behind messed-up money and how that makes some pennies more valuable than others!

You’ll Be Taller Tomorrow Morning!
November 16th, 2020

When we’re kids, we’re always growing…even at night! So Bedtime Math fan Andrew O. asked us, how much can you grow overnight? Read on to find out – and do the math behind growing in your sleep.

Don’t Blink!
November 8th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Sydney B. asked us, how long was the world’s longest staring contest? Read on to find out – but don’t blink…you might miss the math in this eye-opening world record!

Not Quite Scraping the Sky
October 29th, 2020

Normally, skyscrapers are big buildings for which you have to reach your head really far back to see the top. But the Newby-McMahon “skyscraper” in Texas is a little different. Read on to find out why – and see how it can be really important to do the math when it comes to getting measurements right!

Color Me Fuzzy Wuzzy
August 31st, 2020

Crayola crayons have all types of crazy names, like Fuzzy Wuzzy, and Outer Space. But wth all the different colors they have, they had to get creative with the names! Read on to do some colorful math in crayon naming.

The Toothy Truth
August 29th, 2020

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.

Tower of Water
August 20th, 2020

When you turn on the faucet, have you ever wondered where that water comes from? Or why it sprays out so fast? Water comes from many places, but to make it across town to your house, it first has to be pumped up into a water tower. It’s just a giant tank high up off […]

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