27 Funny maths jokes!

Detective Mathema's put together his most hilarious math jokes!

detective-mathemaAlgebrus Mathema is the most famous mathematical detective in the world!

He’s also a bit of a joker… here’s some of his favourite maths jokes!

If two’s company and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?


If there are four apples and you take away three, how many do you have?

You took three apples so obviously you have three.

Two fathers and two sons go fishing. Each of them catches one fish. So why do they bring home only three fish?

Because the fishing group comprises a grandfather, his son, and his son’s son – hence just three people.

What weighs more – a pound of iron or a pound of feathers?

Both would weigh the same – come on, a pound remains a pound, irrespective of the object!

Why was the maths book sad?

Because it had too many problems.

What US state has the most maths teachers?


Heard about the mathematical plant?

It has square roots.

Which tables do you not have to learn?

Dinner tables.

What tool do you use in maths?


Why was 6 afraid of 7?

Because 7 8 9!

What do you get if you cross a maths teacher and a clock?


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