# Author Archive

##### Lots of Love and Latkes

December 2, 2018 3:59 pm

(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.

##### The Best French Fries

December 1, 2018 4:00 pm

With all the restaurants that serve French fries, it must be hard to have the best fries. But every year, some people pick the best ones. Read on to munch on the math of having the yummiest fries around!

##### Watch Out for the Flying Guitars

November 30, 2018 4:00 pm

You can make art out of just about anything – including guitars and bikes! And there may be more math in it than you realize. Read on to see how numbers can help create a mathematical masterpiece.

##### Are There More Boys or Girls?

November 29, 2018 4:00 pm

Bedtime Math fan Aliza W. just asked us a great question: are there more girls or boys in the world? Read on to discover the numbers in boys vs. girls!

##### Chickens Playing the Xylophone

November 28, 2018 4:00 pm

The xylophone is such a fun musical instrument. So why should we humans be the only ones to enjoy playing it? Read on to do the musical math in chickens pecking and playing this fun instrument!

##### A-Mazing Pets

November 27, 2018 4:00 pm

Mazes are fun for us humans to do. But did you know that pets like mice and guinea pigs can learn to get through a maze, too? Read on for the a-mazing math in teaching your pets how to puzzle through mazes!

November 26, 2018 4:00 pm

Grown-ups say you’re not supposed to play with your food. But what if there’s art and math involved with it? Read on to play with the math in playing with your food!

##### The Race to Eat 100 Plates

November 25, 2018 4:00 pm

Thanksgiving might be behind us, but the holiday eating season is just getting started! Maybe that’s why our friend Charlize C. asked, how long would it take to...

##### Land of the Flying Pumpkins

November 24, 2018 4:00 pm

After Halloween and Thanksgiving, what do you do with all those pumpkins that are left over? You use all kinds of machines to toss them as far as possible in the Punkin Chunkin contest, of course! Read on to do the math in hurling pumpkins – and see how far they can go.

##### Fibonacci Day!

November 23, 2018 4:00 pm

One of the most fun things about numbers is the patterns they make. It’s even more fun when the number patterns can be found in nature, like Fibonacci numbers. Read on to find out about the Fibonacci pattern and celebrate Fibonacci Day today!