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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.
by Laura Overdeck
You might think birds would eat a teensy amount of food, but that’s not quite true. Challenge your kids to see if anyone in your family eats like a bird!
by Laura Overdeck
We all love tigers, with their cool, wavy stripes. But here’s a new idea: should your family adopt one as a pet? A little math can help you decide.

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