What Happened When a Kid Called 911...to Get Math Help

A lot of kids struggle with math, but this little guy takes the cake. Mom's reaction: Priceless.

Basically from the time they can speak, we try to instill one very important—and scary—thing into our kids: when you need help, call 911.

But maybe, we should be a tad more specific.

One four-year-old took his mom’s words of wisdom to heart when he called 911 for help with—wait for it—math homework. Though this video was first shared in 2010, it’s going viral again this week, probably because it's hilarious.

Watch and listen below to the heartwarming exchange between a stumped kid and a patient 911 operator:


Lindsay Tigar is iVillage's associate parenting editor. Follow her Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. Read her blog here.

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