Math Jokes

55+ Hilarious Math Jokes To Cause Smiles

Math doesn’t always have to be hard and confusing, sometimes it can be fun. These funny math jokes and puns are the perfect way to make math a good time. Use them to kid around with your math savvy friend one day or as a one-liner with friends. These jokes are also great to use in the classroom because they can help lighten the mood and get kids excited about math class. Knowing their math teacher’s favorite math joke of the day helps students love math even more. These can be used as jokes for kids and students or to kid around with your mathematician buddy. Either way, these jokes are sure to make you chuckle.

Funny Math Jokes and Puns

Question: Why should you never talk to Pi?
Answer: Because she’ll go on and on and on forever.

Math Jokes / Puns

Question: Why do teenagers travel in groups of 3 or 5?
Answer: Because they can’t even.

Question: Why should you worry about the math teacher holding graph paper?
Answer: She’s definitely plotting something.

Question: What did the zero say to the eight?
Answer: Nice belt!

Question: What do you call a number that just can’t keep still.
Answer: A roamin’ numeral.

Math Puns

Question: Why is it sad that parallel lines have so much in common?
Answer: Because they’ll never meet.

Question: Are monsters good at math?
Answer: Not unless you Count Dracula.

Question: Why are obtuse angles so depressed?
Answer: Because they’re never right.

Question: What’s the best way to woo a math teacher?
Answer: Use acute angle.

Question: Did you hear about the mathematician who’s afraid of negative numbers?
Answer: He’ll stop at nothing to avoid them.

Question: How come old math teachers never die?
Answer: They tend to just lose some of their functions.

Question: My girlfriend is the square root of -100.
Answer: She’s a perfect 10, but purely imaginary.

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

Question: Did you hear the one about the statistician.
Answer: Probably.

Question: What’s the best way to serve pi?
Answer: A la mode. Anything else is mean.

Question: A farmer counted 297 cows in the field.
Answer: But when he rounded them up, he had 300.

Question: Did you hear about the statistician who drowned crossing the river?
Answer: It was three feet deep on average.

Question: Why doesn’t calculus throw major house parties?
Answer: Because they know firsthand that it’s a bad idea to drive and derive.

Math Jokes

Absolutely Hilarious Math Jokes and Puns

Question: Why did the chicken cross the Mobius Strip?
Answer: To get to the same side.

Question: Why do math teachers love parks so much?
Answer: Because of all the natural logs.

Question: How do you do math in your head?
Answer: Just use imaginary numbers.

Question: Why was the math lecture so long?
Answer: The professor kept going off on a tangent.

Question: How many mathematicians does it take to change a light bulb?
Answer: One—she just gives it to three physicists, thus reducing it to a problem that’s already been solved.

Question: Why do plants hate math?
Answer: Because it gives them square roots.

Question: Why are math books so darn depressing?
Answer: They’re literally filled with problems.

Question: Why does algebra make you a better dancer?
Answer: Because you can use algo-rhythm.

Question: What kind of snake does your math teacher probably own?
Answer: A pi-thon.

Question: What’s the best place to do math homework?
Answer: On a multiplication table.

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

Question: How do you make seven an even number?
Answer: Just remove the “s.”

Question: Where do mathematicians like to party?
Answer: In bar graphs.

Math Jokes

Question: Why shouldn’t you let advanced math intimidate you?
Answer: It’s really as easy as pi!

Question: What happens when you hire an odd-job guy to do 8 jobs?
Answer: They only do 1, 3, 5, and 7.

Question: Why should you never mention the number 288?
Answer: Because it’s two gross.

Question: What do you call dudes who love math?
Answer: Algebros.

Question: What did the math teach rate the movie American Pie?
Answer: 3.14

Question: Why is six afraid of seven?
Answer: Because seven eight nine!

Question: Why DID seven eat nine?
Answer: Because you’re supposed to eat 3 squared meals a day!

Question: Why didn’t the Romans find algebra very challenging?
Answer: Because they always knew X was 10.

Question: Why do they never serve beer at a math party?
Answer: Because you can’t drink and derive…

Question: Why couldn’t the angle get a loan?
Answer: His parents wouldn’t Cosine.

Question: Why was the math book sad?
Answer: Because it had so many problems.

Question: Why did the obtuse angle go to the beach?
Answer: Because it was over 90 degrees.

Math Jokes

Clever Math Jokes and Puns

Question: Why do plants hate math?
Answer: Because it gives them square roots.

Question: What do you call an angle that is adorable?
Answer: Acute angle.

Question: Why does nobody talk to circles?
Answer: Because there is no point!

Question: Why didn’t Bob drink a glass of water with 8 pieces of ice in it?
Answer: It was too cubed.

Question: What does the little mermaid wear?
Answer: An algae-bra.

Question: Why didn’t sin and tan go to the party?
Answer: Just cos.

Question: Why should you never argue with decimals?
Answer: Decimals always have a point.

Question: What do you call a number that can’t keep still?
Answer: A roamin’ numeral.

Question: Dear Algebra, Please stop asking us to find your X.
Answer: She’s never coming back—don’t ask Y.

Question: What did the student say when the witch doctor removed his curse?
Answer: Hexagon.

Question: Who invented the Round Table?
Answer: Sir Cumference.

Question: Why did the two 4’s skip lunch?
Answer: They already 8!

Question: Why did the student get upset when his teacher called him average?
Answer: It was a ‘mean’ thing to say!

Question: What did one math book say to the other?
Answer: Don’t bother me, I’ve got my own problems here.

Question: Why did the student use graph paper?
Answer: She must be plotting something.

Question: Why are you doing your multiplication on the floor?
Answer: You told me not to use tables.

Question: What’s two plus two?
Answer: A math problem!

Question: What did the geometer studying k^n say when asked about their career?
Answer: It’s affine job!

Question: What is a math teacher’s favorite sum?
Answer: Summer!

Question: What’s a math teacher’s favorite kind of tree?
Answer: Geometry.

Question: What is a math teacher’s favorite vacation destination?
Answer: Times Square! TC mark

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