149 Funny Math Jokes for Kids, Parents & Teachers (PRINTABLE!)

At our house, math is HUGE. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard, “Mom, give me a math problem.”

Even though math is not my favorite subject, I’ve had a lot of fun providing math activities that push them just a little further than they’ve gone before.

I had a feeling these funny math jokes for kids would be a big hit with the kids (and Hubby)… I was right. 🙂

Are you a math-loving family?

Do you have a collection of jokes about math? Share them in the comments! I find the best jokes in the comments of my jokes posts.

Then head over and check out, teacher and student jokes, riddles about school, history jokes, and science jokes.

Really Funny Math Jokes for Kids, Parents & Teachers (PRINTABLE!)

Jokes About Math

  • Why was the math book sad? – Because it had too many problems.
  • What’s the king of the pencil case? – The ruler.
  • Why are circles so hot? – Because they are 360 degrees.
  • What tool do you use for math? – MultiPLIERS.
  • Why did the boy eat his math homework? – Because the teacher told him it was a piece of cake.
  • How did the little kids like learning addition? – They thought it was a real plus.
  • Why did the boy put the ruler under his pillow? – He wanted to see how long he could sleep.
  • What is a math teacher’s favorite season? – SUMmer.
  • What would you get if you crossed a dog and a calculator? – A friend you can count on.

What is an insects favorite subject at school? – MOTHematics.

  • Why was the student doing multiplication on the floor? – He was told not to use tables.
  • Which king loved fractions? – Henry the 1/8.
  • What do you eat during math class? – Pumpkin PI.
  • What happened to the plant in math class? – It grew square roots.
  • How do you teach math to a chicken? – Show it lots of egg-samples.
  • What did the math book say to the other math book? – I know I can count on you.
  • Why didn’t the quarter roll down the hill with the nickel? – Because it had more cents.
  • What do you call a square that’s been in an accident? – A WRECKtangle.
  • Where do multiplication problems eat breakfast? – At Time’s Tables.
  • Why is it sad that parallel lines have so much in common? – Because they’ll never meet.

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  • Why couldn’t the angle get a loan? – Its parents wouldn’t cosine.
  • Why was math class so long? – The teacher kept going off on a tangent.
  • Are monsters good at math? – Not unless you Count Dracula.
  • Who started the Round Table? – Sir Cumference.
  • What is a math teacher’s favorite snake? – A pi-thon.
  • What do you call an empty parrot cage? – A polygon. (A Polly gone).
  • What do you get when you take the sun and divide its circumference by its diameter? – Pi in the sky.
  • Why was the equal sign so humble? – He knew he wasn’t less than or greater than anyone else.
  • Why doesn’t anybody talk to circles? – Because there’s no point!

What’s a swimmer’s favorite kind of math? – Dive-ision!

  • What shape is usually waiting for you inside a Starbucks? – A line.
  • Did you hear about the mathematician who’s afraid of negative numbers? – He’ll stop at nothing to avoid them.
  • Why do plants hate math? – Because it gives them square roots.
  • Why did the student 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!
  • Why was the obtuse triangle always upset? – Because it’s never right.
  • What do geometry teachers have decorating their floor? – Area rugs!
  • What did the bee say when it solved the problem? – “Hive got it!”
  • Why is math considered to be codependent? – It relies on others to solve its problems.
  • What do you call a number that can’t sit still? – A roamin’ numeral!
  • What did the student say about the equation she couldn’t solve? – “This is derive-ing me crazy!”
  • Have you heard the latest statistics joke? – Probably.
  • Why didn’t the quarter roll down the hill with the nickel? – Because it had more cents!

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  • Which snakes are good at math? – Adders.
  • What is the butterfly’s favorite subject in school? – Mothematics.
  • What’s the best way to get a math tutor? – An add!
  • Why can’t you trust a math teacher? – They’re always calculating.
  • What do you call the guy who spent the summer at the beach? – A tan-gent.
  • What do baby parabolas infants drink? – Quadratic formula.
  • Why do mathematicians like parks? – Because of all the natural logs.
  • How are a dollar and the moon alike? – They both have four quarters.
  • Why wasn’t the geometry teacher at school? – Because she sprained her angle.
  • Why won’t Goldilocks drink a glass of water with 8 pieces of ice in it? – It’s too cubed.
  • What do you call a teapot of boiling water on top of Mount Everest? – A high-pot-in-use.

What do you call people who like tractors? – Protractors.

  • What do you call the number seven and the number three who got married? – The odd couple.
  • What did the witch doctor say after lifting the curse? – Hexagon.
  • Did you hear about the statistician who drowned crossing a river? – It was three feet deep on average.
  • Why don’t math majors throw house parties? – Because it’s dangerous to drink and derive.
  • Why shouldn’t you eat too much pi? – You’ll end up with a large circumference.
  • What do you get when a bunch of sheep hang out in a circle? – Shepherd’s pi.
  • What did pi say in a fight with its brother? – You’re being irrational.
  • What’s the best way to visualize infinity? – Using a pi chart.
  • What did the mathematicians order at the restaurant on March 14th? – Chicken pot pi.
  • What do mathematicians and the Air Force have in common? – They both use pi-lots.

What do you call more than one L? – Parallel.

  • Why did the chicken cross the mobius strip? – To get to the same side.
  • What do you get if you cross a math teacher and a clock? – Arithma-ticks!
  • What do parallel lines and vegetarians have in common? – They never meat.
  • What do you get when you cross geometry with McDonalds? – A plane cheeseburger.
  • Why did seven eat nine? – Because you’re supposed to eat 3 squared meals a day!
  • Why was the fraction worried about marrying the decimal? – Because he would have to convert.
  • Which king loved fractions? – Henry the 1/8.
  • How do you solve any equation? – Multiply both sides by zero.
  • Which tables do you not have to learn? – Dinner tables!
  • Why do atheists have trouble with exponents? – They don’t believe in higher powers!

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  • Why can’t a nose be 12 inches long? – Because then it would be a foot.
  • Why did the girl wear glasses during math class? – It improved di-vision.
  • How do mathematicians reprimand their kids? – “If I’ve told you n times, I’ve told you n+1 times!”
  • What did one math book say to the other? – Don’t bother me. I’ve got my own problems!
  • Why was the student confused when he went from English class to math class? – Because he was taught that a double negative in English is bad, but in math, it’s a positive.
  • Why is the student turning in a blank sheet of paper? -Because all answers are imaginary numbers.
  • Where do math teachers go on vacation? – To Times Square!
  • Why should you worry about the math teacher holding graph paper? – She’s definitely plotting something.
  • What’s the best way to serve pi? – A la mode. Anything else is mean.
  • Where do mathematicians like to party? – In bar graphs.
  • Why did the math professor divide sin by tan? – Just cos.
  • What’s two plus two? – A math problem!
  • Why was the math teacher late for class? -Because she took the rhom-bus!
  • Do you know the trick for making time fly? – Throw a clock out a window!
  • What did Pi say when asked to take a selfie? – I don’t think I can fit everyone in!
  • How does a ghost solve a quadratic equation? – By Completing the Scare.
  • Why didn’t the hyperbola feel sick? – It was asymptote-matic.
  • Why do numerators and denominators disagree? – They’ve drawn a line.
  • Why should you never argue with a decimal? – They always have a point.
  • What did area say to perimeter while arguing? – I’m trying to talk to you, but I feel like you’re just going around my problem.
  • How many feet are in a yard? – Depends on how many people are in the yard.
  • What do you call a hen who counts her own eggs? – A mathema-chicken.

Algebra Jokes for Kids

Jokes about algebra for math class or homework time.

  • What did 2n+1 say to 2n? – I literally can’t even.
  • Why was the student afraid of the y-intercept? – She thought she’d be stung by the b.
  • Why did the activist leave algebra? – She couldn’t solve inequalities.
  • How does algebra improve your dancing skills? – Because you can use algo-rhythm.
  • What is a bird’s favorite type of math? – Owl-gebra.
  • What do you call friends who love math? – Algebros!
  • Why did the Romans think algebra was so easy? – They knew X was always 10!
  • Why did the mathematician spill all of his food in the oven? – The directions said, “Put it in the oven at 180°”.
  • What does the little mermaid wear? – An algae-bra.
  • What’s the one shape you should avoid at all costs? – A TRAP-ezoid.
  • Do you know who invented algebra? – An x-pert.
  • Why can’t you trust a polynomial to stay the same? – They have too many variables.

Geometry Jokes for Students

Hand these geometry jokes out to your hard-working students.

  • I saw my math teacher with a piece of graph paper yesterday. – I think he must be plotting something.
  • Why did the obtuse angle go to the beach? – Because it was over 90 degrees.
  • What’s a math teacher’s favorite kind of tree? – Geometry.
  • How does a mathematician plow fields? – With a pro-tractor.
  • Why wasn’t the geometry teacher at school today? – Because she sprained her angle.
  • What’s the best way to flirt with a math teacher? – Use acute angle.
  • What do you call a crushed angle? A wrecked angle.
  • What did the student say when the witch doctor removed his curse? “Hex-a-gon”

What do algebraic geometers study at Christmas? – Holly-nomials!

  • What do mathematicians do after a snowstorm? – Make snow angles!
  • How do you keep warm in a cold room? – You go to the corner. It’s always 90 degrees!
  • Why was the fraction worried about marrying the decimal? Because he would have to convert.
  • There is a fine line between a numerator and a denominator … But only a fraction would understand.
  • Why did the obtuse angle go to the beach?-Because it was over 90 degrees.
  • Why shouldn’t you ever argue with a 90 degree angle? – They’re always right!
  • Why did the 30-60-90 triangle marry the 45-45-90 triangle? – They were right for each other.

Jokes about Triangles

Triangle jokes just right for a math test.

  • Why is the obtuse triangle always upset? – Because it is never right.
  • What did the triangle say to the circle? – You’re pointless.
  • Why did the square and triangle go to the gym? – To stay in shape.
  • What did the triangle ask the old circle? – Been aROUND long?
  • Why was the triangle the MVP of the basketball team? – It always made three-pointers.
  • Why did the two fours skip lunch? – They already eight!
  • Which triangle is the coldest? – An ice-soseles triangle!
Really Funny Math Jokes for Kids, Parents & Teachers (PRINTABLE!)

Funny Number Jokes

These funny number jokes will get everyone laughing.

  • What did zero say to eight? – Nice belt.
  • How did the student get the answer to ten minus ten? – He zeroed in on it.
  • I hired a man to do 8 odd-jobs for me. – He only did jobs 1, 3, 5, and 7.
  • Why didn’t the two 4’s want any dinner? Because they already ate!
  • How do you make one vanish? – Add a ‘g’ to the beginning and it’s gone.
  • How do you make seven even? – Take away the “s”.
  • Why was ten afraid of seven? – Because seven ate nine.
  • What did the calculator say to the boxer? – Punch some numbers in!
  • Why should you never mention the number 288? – Because it’s “two” gross.
  • What is 2n plus 2n? – I don’t know. It sounds 4n to me.
  • What 10 things can you always count on? – Your fingers.
  • Why did ⅕ go to the masseuse? – Because it was two-tenths!
  • My girlfriend is the square root of -100. –  She’s a perfect 10, but purely imaginary.

Printable Math Jokes for Kids, Parents and Teachers

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    1. After a talking sheepdog gets all the sheep in the pen, he reports back to the farmer: “All 40 accounted for.”

      “But I only have 36 sheep,” says the farmer.

      “I know,” says the sheepdog. “But I rounded them up.”

      Submitted by Norie Bloom, 
Honolulu, Hawaii

  1. Where should you go when you’re cold? To to corner, because it’s 90 degrees!

    What did the acorn say when it grew up? “Gee, I’m a tree!” (Geometry)

    What did the mathematician say when she lost her pet parrot? “Polygon”

    How is Math like dating? In order to “function” successfully, you shouldn’t repeat your x-es 🙂

  2. “who is the roundest person at king arthur’s table?”
    “he ate to much Pi”

  3. Dear Algebra,
    Please stop asking us to find your x, she is not coming back. We don’t know y either.

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