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
1 month ago

Hehe

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#2

Small Brain Moment

Small Brain Moment

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I'm a makeup addict
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

How for God's sake he came to that?

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#5

🤦‍♂️

🤦‍♂️

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Hans
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

HAHAHAHHA MY FAVOURITE

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#8

So Close

So Close

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I'm a makeup addict
Community Member
1 month ago

0_0 ok then....

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#9

Ah Yes, Calculation

Ah Yes, Calculation

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month ago

😂🤣😂the comment

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#11

What A Genius

What A Genius

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month ago

Hehe🤣🤣😂

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#13

Seems Right To Me..

Seems Right To Me..

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banana man
Community Member
1 month ago

what if they live in africa? u never know!

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#14

Yep

Yep

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Bellaaaa
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month ago

Math teachers can also be genius sometimes

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#16

Makes Sense

Makes Sense

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Hans
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

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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
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

Tabitha L
Community Member
1 month ago

The perfect horror movie tag line for 2020.

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bryguy
Community Member
1 month ago

Would have been best on Feb 20. 02/20/2020 20:20:20... heyyyy isn't that around when COVID started to really blow up... I think I'm on to something here.

I'manoob!
Community Member
1 month ago

Everybody upvote this man to the sky!! People need to see this!!

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troufaki13
Community Member
1 month ago

Blink and you'll miss it :P

kjorn
Community Member
1 month ago

wait until tomorrow

Jayson Hammer
Community Member
1 month ago

Maybe the sign was posted on February 0th!

Stanley Yen
Community Member
1 month ago

I think this comment was posted on December 31, in the future.

Alex Fierro
Community Member
1 month ago

This comment has been deleted.

King Joffrey
Community Member
1 month ago

The only one-off like that happened in the middle ages on 11/11/1111 at 11:11:11

Marky Mark
Community Member
1 month ago

It will be on the 20th day of the 20th Month of the year

Gemma Gallagher
Community Member
1 month ago

hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Chicago Dog Lover
Community Member
1 month ago

Perhaps they know an apocalypse is imminent!

Jane Rubie
Community Member
1 month ago

Left out a 20 there 😂

Dan Shanahan
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

I did actually manage to capture the once in a life time... time. The next time this will happen will be the 21st of December 2112 at 21:12:21 and 12 milliseconds. https://youtu.be/gsDYkGHT6xw

Joseph Rychetsky
Community Member
1 month ago

In military time

Joseph Rychetsky
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh wait...

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grey galah
Community Member
1 month ago

Only on new year's eve

Eggwithaleg
Community Member
1 month ago

Too bad it’s not the 20th day of the 20th month.

avery31415
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm going to be honest... it took me a while to get it

Zophra
Community Member
1 month ago

Hope he can generate this much excitement every night for the event.

Linda HS
Community Member
1 month ago

🤦🤦🤦

Susan Lighon
Community Member
1 month ago

Are they planning a murder suicide??? ?

Id row
Community Member
1 month ago

I'd love to see the look on their face when they discover that quote has been all over the internet and for what reason.

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
1 month ago

The closest to a one time two zero-occasion would have been 20:20:20 20-02-2020 (or 20:20:20 02-20-2020 in the US) but that is not what they said. Alas, the moment came and went and I hope 21 will have a different vibe.

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#22

This Was Not A Joke

This Was Not A Joke

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chrissy
Community Member
1 month ago

yeah 190

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#23

20

20

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Brigs
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

1 Comment: "Can I buy them separately?"

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#36

Pemdas

Pemdas

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Bellaaaa
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago

All these cringy motivational posters...

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#39

Oof

Oof

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Alex Fierro
Community Member
1 month 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
1 month ago

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

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