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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!

Superhero on a Skateboard
May 7th, 2022

Look up in the sky: it’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a guy setting a world record on a hoverboard? Read on to fly through the math in this cool world record.

Can Dogs Fly?
March 31st, 2022

Dogs love to learn new tricks, and zoologist Mark Vette has trained three rescue dogs to do a pretty neat one. Read on to find out what it is – and do the tail-wagging math!

Calling All Cars!
February 6th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Abigail T. asked us, how many cars do we have in the whole world? Read on to take a ride through the car math and find out!

Traffic Cops for Planes
December 26th, 2021

Ever wonder how many airplanes are flying above you and just how they know where to go when they land and takeoff? Read on to discover the high-flying math in directing airplane traffic!

Bumper Cars Across America
December 17th, 2021

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!

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