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Math eaters?

Q: Why don’t you do arithmetic in the jungle? A: Because if you add 4 + 4 you get ate! Explanation:  So, school starts tomorrow in St. Paul, MN so this bad joke is for my SPPS friends. Yes, it is true that … Continue reading

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Braniac 2!

Q: Why do soccer players do so well in math? A: They know how to use their heads! Explanation: To ”use your head” means to think.  People who do well in math use their heads when they think and solve math … Continue reading

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After Dinner Math

Q: What is the math teacher’s favorite dessert? A: Pi! Explanation:  “Dessert” (with 2 s) is a sweet treat after a meal; “desert” (with 1 s) is an area of the earth that gets little or no rain.  An easy way to remember: … Continue reading

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PsychoMath

Q: What did the math book say to the psychologist? A: “Would you like to hear my problems?” Explanation: A math book has problems, many math problems.  The purpose of a math book is to teach you how to think like a mathematician … Continue reading

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1 Foot = 12 Inches

Q: Why can’t a nose be 12 inches long?  A: If it was, then it would be a foot! Explanation: In the standard system of measurement, the system that is used in the United States, 12 inches equals one foot (about 30 cm). … Continue reading

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Hey 8!

Q: What did the 0 say to the 8? A: Nice belt! Explanation:  The number zero sees an eight and thinks it is just like me, a zero, so it must have a belt.  Numbers thinking crazy thoughts!  That’s funny!

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7 8 9

Q: Why was 6 afraid of  7? A: Because 7, 8, 9! Explanation:  If you read the numbers is sounds like seven-eight (ate)-nine.  And if I were 6, I, too, would be afraid of seven if it is eating other … Continue reading

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