We might act like Muppets sometimes, but we’re nowhere near as good at counting as Count von Count. One! Two! Three! Hahaha. And that’s more or less where our worldly wisdom with numbers ends.

(Un)fortunately, we’re not the only ones whose brains sometimes derp out and throw their math skills out of whack! And that’s what the ‘They didn’t do the math’ subreddit is all about. It documents all of the biggest math fails on the net and all of the times people messed up when doing school-level counting. (Just remember not to mix this community up with its counterpart, the ‘They did the math’ subreddit.)

Check out some of the funniest ‘They didn’t do the math posts’ and upvote your fave pics by giving them a big old upvote. Do you have any embarrassing math fails to share with all the other Pandas? Drop us a comment below. Who said that math can’t be fun?!

#1

Not Age Appropriate

Not Age Appropriate

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

Hehe

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#2

Small Brain Moment

Small Brain Moment

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I'm a makeup addict
Community Member
2 months ago

oooooh snap!! XDXDXD

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#3

A Penny A Day For A Year Will Get You Nowhere

A Penny A Day For A Year Will Get You Nowhere

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Skyler Harris
Community Member
2 months ago

I know how the guy/girl thought it was 9,125 dollars with the quarter. Because he probably did 25x365 and not 0.25x365

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The subreddit has over 24.3k members and has been active for 6 and a half years at the time of writing. And the community is all about making your inner numbers’ wiz groan and cringe. There’s nothing like feeling like a genius at math when you compare yourself to the worst of the worst, is there?

But suppose that being better than the worst isn’t enough for you. You like a challenge. You enjoy improving yourself. Pushing past your limits. You’re a Panda, after all! Luckily, there are countless (pun not intended) free and paid resources online to help you sharpen your skills with numbers. From big names like Khan Academy to small scale websites and projects that you’ll find hiding in the cracks of the internet, right in-between posts about cats.

#4

Not Sure That’s How That Works

Not Sure That’s How That Works

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

How for God's sake he came to that?

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#5

🤦‍♂️

🤦‍♂️

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Hans
Community Member
2 months ago

Welll...yes. Good luck.

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#6

Tipping Ain’t A City In China

Tipping Ain’t A City In China

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
2 months ago

Karen...

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While some peeps have an easier time learning math, I sincerely believe that everyone can reach the genius tier if they put in enough time, effort, and focus. I for one was really awesome at math when I started school (multiplying stuff was my bread and butter). However, I started struggling when they started throwing in letters and weird concepts into my calculations. I’m sure that more than one of you has been there, dear Readers.

But one thing that I learned was how much carving out an hour or two for practicing basic math problems helped me out. That and knowing some amazing math wizards who explain to you the illogical logic behind numbers. TL;DR—practice makes perfect and soon enough you’ll be a Muppet like Count von Count.

#7

Centaur Proportions.

Centaur Proportions.

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

HAHAHAHHA MY FAVOURITE

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#8

So Close

So Close

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I'm a makeup addict
Community Member
2 months ago

0_0 ok then....

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#9

Ah Yes, Calculation

Ah Yes, Calculation

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, if he sleeps just three hours less, then it means he can drive for 27 hours per day...

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#10

Ignore The Comment

Ignore The Comment

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Bellaaaa
Community Member
2 months ago

😂🤣😂the comment

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#11

What A Genius

What A Genius

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm sure he is not trolling, so it means that the second solution is correct

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#12

At Least They Tried

At Least They Tried

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

Hehe🤣🤣😂

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#13

Seems Right To Me..

Seems Right To Me..

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banana man
Community Member
2 months ago

what if they live in africa? u never know!

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#14

Yep

Yep

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Bellaaaa
Community Member
2 months ago

ah yes 1g = 15g

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#15

Seems About Right

Seems About Right

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Math teachers can also be genius sometimes

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#16

Makes Sense

Makes Sense

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Hans
Community Member
2 months ago

I need that anti-aging pill!

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#17

Yay! We All Win

Yay! We All Win

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bryguy
Community Member
2 months ago

It's scary when they double down and try to explain how they are right lol

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#18

Fox Is Making Up Numbers

Fox Is Making Up Numbers

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Vorknkx
Community Member
2 months ago

Fox making stuff up? NO WAY!

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#19

How Many Trips Back To The Store?

How Many Trips Back To The Store?

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Jo Choto
Community Member
2 months ago

I have to believe this is trolling or I will cry.

DKS 001
Community Member
2 months ago

have you seen the trump supporters? Start crying.

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

I buy them! I live in 54 and I couldn't find that number until now

Id row
Community Member
2 months ago

Like the person questioning why they make 0 candles because no one ever turns 0.

Saint Thomas
Community Member
2 months ago

Obious joke is obvious

Francis
Community Member
2 months ago

they are on drugs! or trolling

pei meow
Community Member
2 months ago

This is just...🤦‍♀️

Sawdust
Community Member
2 months ago

Great for anyone living at number 9, too!

Lynda Veilleux
Community Member
3 weeks ago

Nobody can be that stupid!

M Kate McCulloch
Community Member
1 month ago

o. m. g. I want to move away from here.

Karen Lyon
Community Member
1 month ago

Another example of why we are in the state we are in. Rigid, inflexible thinking. I'd be willing to bet that if someone pointed out to this idiot how he/she could fix his problem, he/she would be highly insulted.

Cathy Carey
Community Member
1 month ago

Please tell me this guy was baked.

Carole Hamilton
Community Member
1 month ago

OMG

Shull GaRett
Community Member
1 month ago

I used to care... but after a while i just dont care any more...

Joseph Rychetsky
Community Member
2 months ago

Can I just cry now?

Shinomi Chan
Community Member
2 months ago

Iiiiiiiiiii think someone fell on their head as a child

LegendYak
Community Member
2 months ago

h-how?

Max L.
Community Member
2 months ago

Holy sh*t, I ran checking, just in case 17CE6AB0-9...2-jpeg.jpg 17CE6AB0-9C18-4FF8-AC79-AE245ABB0962-5fbd938a974a2-jpeg.jpg

Craig Boddys
Community Member
2 months ago

Why would it be for sale in dollars, when this is own brand stuff from the shop I work for (not sold outside of uk/n.i). Post is faker than Michael Jacksons nose and alibi put together.

Eric Lafleur
Community Member
2 months ago

Only in Alabama...

C.S.
Community Member
2 months ago

This is how the brain of a trumptard works

C.S.
Community Member
2 months ago

t

serenagun
Community Member
2 months ago

people are so stupid (big brain)

A Random Panda
Community Member
2 months ago

Ahahahahhaha! Even a five year old would get this one.

Infinite Dragon
Community Member
2 months ago

Tis making my brain hurt.

Brianna Jones
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow. This is really... really... dumb, I hate it

BoredPanda is awesome
Community Member
2 months ago

oh, wow. Please not let this be true, plz

BoredPanda is awesome
Community Member
2 months ago

I had hope for humanity

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Paula Swanson
Community Member
2 months ago

This is a meme from the FB funny meme pages.

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#20

Ah Yes, The 500 People Population Of The U. S.

Ah Yes, The 500 People Population Of The U. S.

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Hans
Community Member
2 months ago

Back to school. Please!

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#21

Once A Day For Whole Year

Once A Day For Whole Year

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Jo Choto
Community Member
2 months ago

It's going to happen every... single... night.

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#22

This Was Not A Joke

This Was Not A Joke

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chrissy
Community Member
2 months ago

yeah 190

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#23

20

20

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Brigs
Community Member
2 months ago

You won't be hired because your age exceeds your IQ

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#24

For The 0.01th Time?

For The 0.01th Time?

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Hans
Community Member
2 months ago

And even the testing math is not true, as positive rates do not simply scale with the number of tests but are dependent on many factors.

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#25

Hmm...

Hmm...

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

I wonder, if they are stupid, or they think customers are stupid

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#26

How Do I Take Advantage Of This Special?

How Do I Take Advantage Of This Special?

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Hans
Community Member
2 months ago

Come with a party of two and share. :)

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#27

When Did Free Become So Expensive?

When Did Free Become So Expensive?

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Hans
Community Member
2 months ago

"Extra free plate: R 10.00"

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#28

Please Explain... Yes...

Please Explain... Yes...

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

My brain is burning... it's so difficult, OMG

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#29

Only 4% Of The People Wash Their Hands?

Only 4% Of The People Wash Their Hands?

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
2 months ago

I still hope the numbers by CDC are wrong. Such a low percentage sounds outright disgusting.

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#30

Communicative Property Is Anger

Communicative Property Is Anger

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
2 months ago

No, actually 50 x 0 is 500, 0 x 50 is... uh... 050?

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#31

Tiktokers Can’t Be This Dumb

Tiktokers Can’t Be This Dumb

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Lord Mysticlaw
Community Member
2 months ago

Ummm...

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#32

Valentine's Day Instant Baby Or That Elusive 4th Trimester Pregnancy

Valentine's Day Instant Baby Or That Elusive 4th Trimester Pregnancy

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bryguy
Community Member
2 months ago

Anyone who puts "lmfao" after every sentence immediately goes down 100 IQ

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#33

Abc Did Not Do The Math

Abc Did Not Do The Math

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Alex Fierro
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

I'm guessing you could pick more than one option in the survey? It would make sense if the graph wasn't a pie chart

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#34

Social Distancing

Social Distancing

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Ray Ceeya (RayCeeYa)
Community Member
2 months ago

IT WORKS!, but only if you can get people to stand in a tetrahedron.

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#35

Wow! What A Great Deal!.....wait....

Wow! What A Great Deal!.....wait....

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Hans
Community Member
2 months ago

1 Comment: "Can I buy them separately?"

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#36

Pemdas

Pemdas

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Bellaaaa
Community Member
2 months ago

well actually this is correct because 10/2 = 5 and 10+5=15

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#37

What A Deal!

What A Deal!

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 months ago

No wonder that it is out of stock

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#38

Shouldn't A Vp At A Mortgage Company Understand How Compounding Interest Works?

Shouldn't A Vp At A Mortgage Company Understand How Compounding Interest Works?

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
2 months ago

All these cringy motivational posters...

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#39

Oof

Oof

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Alex Fierro
Community Member
2 months ago

can someone,,, explain what is going on here??? like, I get it, but I also don't - obviously it's wrong but where is the error?

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#40

Off By 100x. Still Way Too High But Holy Crap How Do You Mess This Up?

Off By 100x. Still Way Too High But Holy Crap How Do You Mess This Up?

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

What? You expected math knowledge or logic from Trump supporters?

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