“Outnumbered” co-host and former teacher Jedediah Bila has a challenge for Common Core math pushers:

Make it happen!

The second paragraph in the image below captures the level of frustration a lot of kids (and their parents) feel when they struggle through some of the indecipherable Common Core insanity:



If that was a real Common Core problem, the answer would be zero. Pedro cannot buy any cupcakes because his human soul was crushed by number bonds and ten-sticks.

Editor’s note: Since @AalfonsoArianna’s tweet was deleted, we have updated this post with a copy of the image that was included in her tweet.


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Dumb and dumber: Check out the latest silly Common Core math problem [pic]

Another Common Core ‘math’ problem that ‘makes no sense whatsoever’

Help! We need a translator for this Common Core ‘math’ problem

Just try to decipher this unintelligible Common Core math question – we dare you!

Good luck solving this 3rd grade Common Core math problem

More Common Core insanity: Check out these times tables

Unreal: Check out this ridiculous Common Core math problem [pics]

You have to see these unintelligible Common Core assignments posted by angry parents