Math Jokes

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Halloween math…
Q: Wadaya get when you take the circumference of your jack-o-lantern and divide it by its diameter?
A: Pumpkin



Everyday Math…

Son: "Dad, will you do my math homework for me tonight?"

Father: "No son, it wouldn't be right"

Son: "Well you can try"




Did you know that 5 out of every 4 people have a problem with fractions?


Why was 6 afraid of 7?  Because 7 8 9!




Q: What do you call a parrot that hasn’t eaten in many days?

A: A poly – no- meal (polynomial)



Teacher: "What is seven Q plus three Q?"

Student: "Ten Q"

Teacher: "You're Welcome."


What is "pi"?

Mathematician: Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.
Engineer: Pi is about 22/7.
Physicist: Pi is 3.14159 plus or minus 0.000005
Computer Programmer: Pi is 3.141592653589 in double precision.
Nutritionist: You one track math-minded fellows, Pie is a healthy and delicious dessert!


Conversations about pi:

Teacher:  Pi r squared.

Students: No pi are round!


Student 1: I have an irrational fear of pi.
Student 2: I have a rational fear of pi.  It’s a long story.
Student 3: I have an imaginary fear of pi.




A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm


Q. Why do mathematicians like national parks?

A. Because of the natural logs.


Teacher:  log C + log A + log B + log I + log N = ???

Student:   log CABIN


Q: What sound does a tree make if you hit it with a drumstick?

A: A logarithm