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Hang onto Your Hair!
January 5th, 2020

If a cat earned a dollar for every hair it shed, how much money would the kitty have at the end of 1 year? Read on to do the hairy math!

Not-So-Pudgy Penguins
January 2nd, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Libby O. asked us, how tall are baby penguins compared to their moms and dads? (and gave us an awesome penguin drawing, too!) It turns out this is an excellent question! Read on to find out the answer and peck away at the penguin math.

Why Did the Cheetah Cross the Bridge?
December 30th, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Troy W. saw the Thi Nai bridge – Vietnam’s longest sea bridge – near his house and started thinking, how long would it take a mouse to cross this super long bridge, and how long would it take a cheetah? Read on to find out, and race these animals with some speedy math!

Dogs around the World
December 19th, 2019

Bedtime Math fans Kaiya and Keiry R. asked us, how many dogs are there in the whole world? — and drew us an awesome picture of some examples to get us started. Read on to find out the answer, and do some tail-wagging fun math!

Bumper Cars Across America
December 17th, 2019

Sitting in traffic got Bedtime Math fan Cecilia H. thinking: how many cars could you line up end to end from Los Angeles to New York? Read on to find out, and speed through the math in bumper-to-bumper cars!

A Tree That’s Hard to Top
December 16th, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Anoushka M. visited the giant spruce tree at Rockefeller Center last week and it got her thinking about numbers. She asked us, how tall is that tree? Read on to find out – and trim the tree with math and numbers!

The Biggest, Bestest Battery
December 12th, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Elsie H. asked us a great question: how much energy does an electric car need to drive 1 mile? Read on to find out, and power up the math behind electric cars!

Throw Those Snowflakes!
December 1st, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Lucas W. asked us, how many snowflakes are in a snowball? Read on to do the ice cold math!

Gold on Fire
November 30th, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Emerson S. asked, how much gold is on the flame on the Statue of Liberty’s torch? Well, the torch may not look that big to us from the ground, but when you get up close, you realize how big it really is – and how much gold goes into covering it. Read on to find out and discover the treasure-chest of math in Lady Liberty’s gold flame!

Now That’s a Piece of Cake!
November 26th, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Norah D. asked us, if you made a cake and had only 1 tablespoon of flour, how small would the cake have to be? Read on to find out – a do the teeny, tasty, tablespoon math!