Confused child calls 911 to get help with their math homework

A concerned child couldn’t figure out how to solve their math homework. so they called the first person they could think of for help - 911!. In this audio-only video, posted by TikTok account 911 Calls (@911_stories_). a 911 dispatcher answered the phone, saying, “911, what’s your emergency?”. A young child responded, “Yeah I need some help... With my math! I have… takeaways” . The dispatcher was more than willing to help with the child’s subtraction problem. As the dispatcher tried to help the child figure it out, the child’s mother realized he was on the phone. “What did I tell you about playing on the phone?” the child’s mom responded. The child defended themself passionately, saying, “You said if I need help to call somebody!” . “I didn’t mean the police!” his mom cried out as the video ended. While this confusion may make for an adorable TikTok, it’s important to avoid mishaps like these and discuss the appropriate use for 911 with children