Really Funny Math Jokes for Kids, Parents, and 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 school jokes, teacher and student jokes, exam jokes, riddles about school, history jokes, jokes for teens, and science jokes.

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

Really Funny Math Jokes for Kids, Parents, and Teachers

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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.
  • How did the little kids like learning addition? – They thought it was a real plus.
  • 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.
  • Why was the student doing multiplication on the floor? – He was told not to use tables.
  • 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.

Algebra Jokes for Kids

  • 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.

Geometry Jokes for 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.

Jokes about Triangles

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

Funny Number Jokes

  • 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!

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If your kids love these math jokes they might also like riddles and puns. Check out these printable riddles for kids (with answers) and science puns.


    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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