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Silly Math Jokes to Celebrate Pi Day

Happy Pi Day (March 14), Canada! We're marking the occasion with these hilarious pi jokes, puns and witty one-liners.

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Pi Day Jokes to Make Anyone Laugh

Like my favourite middle-school teacher always said: The problem with math puns is that calculus jokes are derivative, trig jokes are too graphic, algebra jokes are formulaic, and arithmetic jokes are just basic. (But I guess the occasional statistics joke is an outlier.) If you are cringing right now, you know how my entire eighth grade math class felt every day. However, it is important to know a few good, short jokes for every occasion—even if only the smarty pants in the room will get them. In honour of March 14, here are some Pi Day jokes guaranteed to multiply your enjoyment on this nerdiest of holidays.

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Why should you never talk to pi?

Because it’ll just go on forever.

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Why do teenagers travel in groups of three?

Because they can’t even.

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Did you hear about the mathematician who’s afraid of negative numbers?

He’ll stop at nothing to avoid them.

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A farmer counted 196 cows in the field…

…But when he rounded them up, he had 200.

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Did you hear about the statistician who drowned crossing a river?

It was three feet deep on average.

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Why don’t calculus majors throw house parties?

Because you should never drink and derive.

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What do you call a number that can’t keep still?

A roamin’ numeral.

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Three statisticians go out hunting together…

…After a while they spot a solitary rabbit. The first statistician takes aim and overshoots. The second aims and undershoots. The third shouts out, “We got him!”

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Did you hear the one about the statistician?


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“If I’ve told you n times, I’ve told you n+1 times…”

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What do you get when you take a bovine and divide its circumference by its diameter?

A cow pi.

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Old mathematicians never die…

…They just lose some of their functions.

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Why did the chicken cross the Möbius Strip?

To get to the same side.

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What happens when you put a root beer in a square glass?

It just becomes beer.

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Why do mathematicians like parks?

Because of all the natural logs.

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Infinitely many mathematicians walk into a bar…

…The first says, “I’ll have a beer.” The second says, “I’ll have half a beer.” The third says, “I’ll have a quarter of a beer.” Before anyone else can speak, the barman fills up exactly two glasses of beer and serves them. “Come on, now,” he says to the group, “You guys have got to learn your limits.”

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Parallel lines have so much in common…

…It’s too bad they’ll never meet.

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Why should you never mention the number 288?

It’s two gross.

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