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Mathematical Jokes & Riddles

*Math Gym 2012-13*

1.

*Excuse for not having done your math homework:*"I accidentally divided by zero and my homework burst into flames."2. What kind of snake is good at math?

* Answer

An adder.

3. What coin doubles in value when you take away half?

* Answer

A half dollar.

4. A horse is tied securely to a 30-foot rope. The horse wants to get some water that is 40 feet away. He gets the water easily even though he can't get untied and nobody moves the water. How?

* Answer

The other end of the rope wasn't tied to anything.

5. Teacher: How do you spell

Student: I-N-F-I-N-I-T

Teacher: Yes, but what’s at the end of it?

Student: It doesn’t have an end.

*infinity?*Student: I-N-F-I-N-I-T

Teacher: Yes, but what’s at the end of it?

Student: It doesn’t have an end.

6. Math Teacher: "If you had two dollars in one pocket, and $20 in the other, what would you have?"

Student: "Someone else’s pants."

Student: "Someone else’s pants."

7. What did one finger say to the other?

* Answer

You can count on me!

8. If it takes three people to dig a hole, how many people does it take to dig half a hole?

* Answer

You can't dig half a hole.

9. You put 10 oranges on a table and pick up 3. How many are left?

* Answer

10. Three in your hands and seven on the table.

*Math Gym 2011-12*

1. Why was the math book unhappy?

* Answer

Because it had a lot of problems.

2. How do you make seven even?

* Answer

Remove the "S".

3. Why didn't the dime roll into the street after the penny?

* Answer

Because it had more sense (cents).

4. How many months have 28 days?

* Answer

All of them.

5. Why was the obtuse angle upset?

* Answer

Because it was never right.

6. When does 11 + 2 = 1 ?

* Answer

On a clock.

7. How much dirt is in a round hole that is 3 feet deep and 2 feet in diameter?

* Answer

None. Holes are empty.

8. One’s a lonely number, two’s company, and three’s a crowd. What’s four and five?

* Answer

Nine.

9. How many seconds are in a year?

* Answer

Twelve. (January 2nd, February 2nd, March 2nd .....)

10. How many eggs can you put in an empty basket?

* Answer

One. After that it's not empty anymore.

11. Where do math teachers eat?

* Answer

At multiplication tables.

12. What do you say when a mathematician’s parrot cage is empty?

* Answer

Polygon.

13.

Husband: To save us some money, I ran behind the bus instead of riding it home today!

Wife: You fool! That only saved us a dollar. If you had run behind a taxi, instead, you could have saved us $20!

14. What happens once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in an hour?

* Answer

The letter "M".

15. Why are rabbits good at math?

* Answer

They multiply quickly.

16. When things go wrong, what can you always count on?

* Answer

Your fingers.

17. Why can’t a nose be 12 inches long?

* Answer

Because then it would be a foot.

18. Why are the numbers 1-12 like a good detective?

* Answer

They are always on the watch.

19. Why was the triangle pretty?

* Answer

She had acute angle.

20. How many feet are in a yard?

* Answer

That depends on how many children are playing in it.