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Cake for the World
March 28th, 2016

Bedtime Math fan Grady S. asked us, how much cake does the whole world eat every day? Read on to find out and munch on the math!

A Sculpture That’s Snow Joke
February 21st, 2016

Bedtime Math fan Vasily M. asked us, what’s the biggest snow sculpture ever built? Read on to find out the answer to Vasily’s question – and see how the math can really pile up when it comes to snow and art!

The World’s Biggest School
February 16th, 2016

Bedtime Math fan Reid D. asked us a great question: how many kids are in the world’s biggest school today? Read on to see how many kids it takes to count up to this amazing world record!

Double Bubble Trouble
February 9th, 2016

Bedtime Math fans Mihira and Siona T. asked us, how many gallons are in the world’s largest bottle of liquid soap? Read on to find out – and lather up some soapy math!

When Jaguars Step It Up
February 3rd, 2016

Bedtime Math fan Leo S. asked us, how many steps does a jaguar take in 1 year? Read on to step into the math of jaguar steps and find out!

When Robots Horse Around
January 31st, 2016

Bedtime Math fan Amber J. asked us, what is the biggest robot horse on Earth? Read on to find out about some pretty large robots – and horse around with the math!

A Stick-y Home for Birds
December 21st, 2015

Bedtime Math fan Sophie O. got inspiration from numbers in nature and asked us, how many twigs are in a bird’s nest? Read on to find out the answer, and discover the numbers in nest-building!

A Drink from the Sky
December 4th, 2015

Bedtime Math fan Jay A. asked us, how many raindrops does it take to fill a glass of water? Is it hundreds, thousands, or millions? Read on to find out the answer – and see how things like the sizes of the cup and raindrops play a part in this wet and wild math!

A World of Legs
December 2nd, 2015

Have you ever stopped to think about how many spiders there are? Well, Bedtime Math fan Charlie Y. has and asked, how many spiders are in the whole world? Read on to find out – and do the legwork and math behind spiders!

What Does a Billion Grains of Sand Look Like?
November 18th, 2015

Bedtime Math fan Jay A. asked how many grains of sand are in a sandcastle. Turns out there’s a big difference between a teeny tiny sand castle and a huge one. So just how tiny is the smallest sandcastle? And how many grains of sand are in a normal-sized sandcastle? Read on to dig up the answers and do the sums in sand!