‘Food’

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The “Dessert Compartment”

December 10, 2018 4:00 pm

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Have you heard of the “dessert compartment?” Okay, so it might not be a real thing, but when we see new food – especially dessert! – our stomachs sure do know how to make room. Read on to fill your appetite for delicious food and math!

Number-Crushing Cupcake

December 8, 2018 4:00 pm

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If you’re really hungry, you can gulp down a cupcake in a few bites. But what about a 3-foot one that holds the record for the world’s largest cupcake? Read on to bake up the math in just how much stuff went into this cupcake – and chow down on the cupcake numbers!

Lots of Love and Latkes

December 2, 2018 3:59 pm

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(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

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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!

Play with Your Food

November 26, 2018 4:00 pm

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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!

A New Job for Your “Chopper”

November 22, 2018 4:00 pm

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Drones don’t have to be used just for flying. Read on to see how they can help make Thanksgiving dinner, and fly through the messy math of cooking with a drone!

Sack of Snacks

November 9, 2018 4:00 pm

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Popcorn is a yummy snack alone. But add buttery caramel and you have something even more delicious: kettle corn. There’s lots of math involved in making this sweet treat. So read on to find out how to do it, and snack on the math!

New York by the Numbers

November 3, 2018 4:00 pm

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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.

Map Your Favorite Candy!

October 31, 2018 4:00 pm

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What’s your favorite Halloween candy? Does it match the favorite candy of most people where you live? Read on to map out the math in everyone’s favorite candy across the country!

Cookies for Your Pet Grasshopper

October 28, 2018 4:00 pm

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We know that bugs like to eat our people food: just go on a picnic and watch the ants sneak up on you. So our fan Joey K....

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