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Egg Hunt
April 4th, 2021

We’ve included an extra math problem about Easter, for those who celebrate or would like to learn more about the day. Read on to find out about the history of the Easter egg, and do the math on how quickly the candy can really add up!

Cat out of the Bag
March 10th, 2021

What does it mean when someone “lets the cat out of the bag” and why did tricky farmers have to make sure they did the math right when selling pigs? Read on to see how these things are related – and do the math in swapping animals!

Starting a Town by Accident
February 13th, 2021

Did you know that a town can be formed by accident?! A little history and math are tied up together in today’s problem!

Furry Friend from Down Under
January 26th, 2021

It’s Australia Day, which is a great time to talk about all the neat animals that live down there. One of the many unique ones is the wombat. Read on to learn more about this cute critter, and scurry your way through the math in these furry friends.

Words That Make You Cross-eyed
December 28th, 2020

We like to build with Legos, blocks, bricks and stones, but you can also build with words! Crossword puzzles do just that. And, believe it or not, there’s a lot of math in building with words. Read on to see!

Hot Cocoa, or Hot Chocolate?
December 24th, 2020

Do you call it hot cocoa or hot chocolate? Is it the same thing? Read on to find out – and warm up to the math in this tasty winter drink!

Lots of Love and Latkes
December 10th, 2020

(Note: Today we’ve included a second extra math problem about Hanukkah, for those who celebrate the holiday or would like to learn more about it. Enjoy!) Today starts the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, and there are a lot of numbers that go along with it, especially when it comes to the food! Read on to chow down on the history and math of Hanukkah.

“Wrong Way” Corrigan
December 9th, 2020

Sometimes people make a wrong turn while driving. But imagine taking a wrong turn while flying a plane! Read on to fly through the math on one pilot who took a very wrong turn, which earned him the nickname “Wrong Way” Corrigan.

For Those Who Really Love Snakes
November 13th, 2020

Fishermen get super excited when they catch a big fish. But they usually aren’t expecting one that’s longer than the boat!

New York by the Numbers
November 3rd, 2020

New York is a big city. And when you stop to think about all the wild numbers around it, it seems even bigger! Read on to see how the math adds up in the City That Never Sleeps.

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