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Giggle Corner 2011-12

Mathematical Jokes & Riddles

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.