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Really Turning Heads
by Laura Overdeck
Did you ever hear of the wise old owl? Owls might be wise – or maybe they just see things we can’t see. Learn how they do it in today’s math challenge.
by Laura Overdeck
To win the Kentucky Derby, a horse has to be fast – and does a crazy name help, too? Either way, it’s a great time to try some Derby Math at home.
by Laura Overdeck
Did you ever wonder how they make crayons? A single machine can make hundreds every minute. And that adds up to a lot of crayons to roll under the couch.
by Laura Overdeck
What's the longest object in your house? Do the math and find out. It might just be a roll of toilet paper!
by Laura Overdeck
We all make mistakes. But, as it turns out, not all mistakes need fixing! Sometimes, the goofiest mistakes actually add up to the greatest new inventions.
by Laura Overdeck
Excuses, excuses… but sometimes, they’re true! Try this week’s math problem to see how much trouble one hungry dog can create.
by Laura Overdeck
It’s a fact: when it comes to clothes, we all play favorites. But adding just a few new pairs of crazy socks to the mix can really multiply your options!
by Laura Overdeck
If there’s a farm near you, spring is a great time to visit – the baby animals are fuzzy and adorable, and as they multiply, so can you!
by Laura Overdeck
Your kids might have black hair, blond hair, even red hair -- but animals have all kinds of stripes and swirls! And that makes for some fun math to try.
by Laura Overdeck
Woodpeckers are real head-bangers, day in and day out. Find out why they’re so loud, and you’ll see how meal after meal, all that pecking really adds up.

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