Questions and Answers
I’ve been teaching my sons how to tell time on an analog clock. The following is a recent conversation:
Me: The little hand is the hour hand, and the big hand is the minute hand.
Eli: What’s the third hand for?
Me: That’s the second hand.
Alex: Why is the third hand called the second hand?
Here are some questions that I’ve been asked recently for which I did know to respond…
How good are you at algebra?
Why is simplifying a fraction like powdering your nose?
It improves appearance without changing the value.
What do you get when you cross geometry with McDonald’s?
A plane cheeseburger.