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Answer Your Car’s Questions
January 27th, 2023

Did you ever wonder what cars would say if they could talk? Chances are they’d ask a lot of questions that you’d be able to answer by doing some math. So read on to see what your car might say…and figure out how you’d answer it!

“Wrong Way” Corrigan
December 9th, 2022

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.

Trip Across the Tridge
November 15th, 2022

Bridges are neat structures that help us get across water. And this bridge in Midland, Michigan is especially cool because it’s a 3-way bridge! Read on to triple the math fun with this bonkers (and awesome) bridge.

Stuck Truck
November 12th, 2022

Next time you drive under a bridge or overpass, look for a sign on the side with numbers on it. It will tell you the bridge’s height above the road in inches and feet. Why? So we don’t have what happened in this picture!

How to Watch for Astronauts
September 27th, 2022

Airplanes aren’t the only things that fly above our heads. Smaller machines called satellites are circling around much higher in space. And you can actually track them to see which ones are above you! Read on to fly high with the math in satellite searching.

The Car That Can Cook Breakfast
September 25th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Elian K. asked for our coolest numbers about Formula 1 racecars. Some of these crazy facts might amaze you, so read on to speed through the racecar math!

Dashing Down the Street
August 19th, 2022

You know those white and yellow lines painted down the middle of the roads? How long do you think they are? Read on to find out the answer – and be shocked by the “street math!”

Whatever Floats Your Boat
August 9th, 2022

Ever wonder how boats actually float in the water? Read on to find out all the math that’s involved – and float away with the numbers!

3, 2, 1, Blast-Off!
July 15th, 2022

It’s hard work to lift things, especially when they’re heavy. So just imagine how hard a rocket has to work when it’s blasting into space and carrying thousands of gallons of fuel! Read on to get carried away with spaceship math that’s out of this world.

Cross-Country Choo-Choo
June 18th, 2022

Today we can travel across the country really fast by taking an airplane. But airplanes weren’t always around, which is why it was a big deal when the Transcontinental Railroad tracks were connected and people could get across the country more quickly than riding a horse or going around it by boat. Read on to take a trip with the math in this terrific train ride!

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