40 Math Jokes That Your Students Will Love

Here are 40 math jokes that your students will love.

Why did seven eight nine?

Because you should eat three squared meals a day!

What is the butterfly’s best subject in school?


How do you make seven even?

Subtract the “S.”

What did the triangle tell the circle?

“You’re pointless.”

How are a dollar and the moon comparable?

They both have four quarters!

What is a math teacher’s favorite season?


What’s a swimmer’s favorite math?


Why did the obtuse angle want to go to the beach?

It was over 90 degrees.

What is a bird’s favorite type of math?


Which tables do you not have to learn?

Dinner tables!

What did the acorn say when it grew up?

Ge-om-e-try! (Gee, I’m a tree!)

Teacher: Why did you submit a blank sheet?

Student: All my answers are imaginary numbers.

Student One: I saw my math instructor with a piece of graph paper yesterday.

Student Two: She must be plotting something.

What is a math teacher’s favorite snake?

A pi-thon.

What did the zero tell the eight?

Nice belt!

What do you name an empty parrot cage?

A polygon. (A polly gone.)

What do you make when you take the sun and divide its circumference by its diameter?

Pi in the sky.

Why was the equal sign so humble?

She knew he wasn’t less than or greater than anyone else.

Why doesn’t anybody talk to circles?

Because there’s no point!

What do you name a person who spent all summer at the beach?

A tangent. (A tan gent.)

Who invented arithmetic?

Henry the 1/8.

Why did the two fours skip lunch?

Because they already 8!

What do baby parabolas drink?

Quadratic formula.

You know what seems odd to me?

Numbers that can’t be divided by two.

What is a math teacher’s favorite vacation destination?

Times Square!

What do you call a number that just can’t stand still?

A “roamin'” numeral.

Why didn’t the quarter roll down the hill with the nickel?

Because it had more sense.

Have you heard the latest statistics joke?


What do you nickname friends who love math?


I’ll do algebra, I’ll do trig

But I draw the line when graphing.

Why is it depressing that parallel lines have a lot in common?

Because they’ll never meet.

Why should you never talk about the number 288?

Because it’s “two” gross.

Why couldn’t the angle get a loan?

Its parents wouldn’t cosine.

Why do plants hate math?

Because it gives them square roots.

Why did the pupil get upset when his teacher called him average?

It was a mean thing to say!

Did you hear that old math teachers never die?

They just lose some of their functions.

How do you keep warm in a cold room?

You go to the corner. It’s always 90 degrees!

What did one math book say to the other?

Don’t bother me. I’ve got my own problems!

Why is the obtuse triangle always upset?

Because it is never right!

A farmer counted 396 cows in his field.

But when he rounded them up, he had 400.

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