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A Score of Math Jokes & Puns

1. Why was the fraction apprehensive about marrying the decimal?
– Because he would have to convert.

2. Why do plants hate math?
– It gives them square roots.

3. Why did the student get upset when his teacher called him average?
– It was a mean thing to say!

4. Why was the math book depressed?
– It had a lot of problems.

5. Why is the obtuse triangle always so frustrated?
– Because it is never right.

6. Why can you never trust a math teacher holding graphing paper?
– They must be plotting something.

7. Why was the equal sign so humble?
– Because she knew she wasn’t greater than or less than anyone else.

8. What do you call the number 7 and the number 3 when they go out on a date?
– The odd couple (but 7 is in her prime).

9. What do you call a number that can’t stay in one place?
– A Roamin’ numeral.

10. Did you hear the one about the statistician?
– Probably.

11. What do you call dudes who love math?
– Algebros.

12. I’ll do algebra, I’ll do trig. I’ll even do statistics.
– But graphing is where I draw the line!

13. Why should you never talk to Pi?
– Because she’ll go on and on and on forever.

14. How do you stay warm in any room?
– Just huddle in the corner, where it’s always 90 degrees.

15. Why is six afraid of seven?
– Because seven eight (ate) nine!

16. Why DID seven eat nine?
– Because you’re supposed to eat 3 squared meals a day!

17. Why does nobody talk to circles?
– Because there is no point.

18. What do baby parabolas drink?
– Quadratic formula.

19. How do you get from point A to point B?
– Just take an x-y plane or a rhom’bus.

20. The problem with math puns is that calculus jokes are all derivative, trigonometry jokes are too graphic, algebra jokes are usually formulaic, and arithmetic jokes are pretty basic. But I guess the occasional statistics joke is an outlier.


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