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.
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!
Pennies are always only worth 1 cent…right? Not all of them. Read on to crunch the numbers behind messed-up money and how that makes some pennies more valuable than others!
(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.
Fishermen get super excited when they catch a big fish. But they usually aren’t expecting one that’s longer than the boat!
How small is the smallest book you’ve ever read? We bet it’s not as small as this one, which is 1/8 of an inch big! And this book isn’t the only tiny book in this library’s collection. Read on to do the big math behind small books.
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.
Numbers are on our fans’ minds! Bedtime Math fan Jordan F. asked us, how many emoji are there, and how many new ones join them each year? Read on to be ? by the number of emoji you can use each day!
Normally, skyscrapers are big buildings for which you have to reach your head really far back to see the top. But the Newby-McMahon “skyscraper” in Texas is a little different. Read on to find out why – and see how it can be really important to do the math when it comes to getting measurements right!
Bedtime Math fan Yuri R. S. asked us, how many pictures are taken every year around the world? When you add up all the devices that can take photos, it ends up being a lot! Read on to find out how fast the photos add up.