36 Math Jokes to Get Every Nerd Through Pi Day
Celebrate March 14—aka Pi Day—with these corny math jokes, puns, and one-liners. Don't worry: Unlike pi, it won't go on forever.
Punny Pi Jokes
Like my favorite 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 8th 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 honor of Pi Day (3/14), here are 30+ math jokes guaranteed to multiply your enjoyment on this nerdiest of days. Check out these hilarious nerdy quotes, too!
Why should you never talk to pi?
Because he’ll just go on forever.
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Why do teenagers travel in groups of three?
Because they can’t even. For more laughs, here are 25 clever jokes that will make you sound smart.
Did you hear about the mathematician who’s afraid of negative numbers?
He’ll stop at nothing to avoid them. Improve your mental math with this advice!
What do you get when you take a bovine and divide its circumference by its diameter?
A cow pi. Here are (3.)14 ways to celebrate Pi Day (besides eating a big slice of pie!)
Did you hear about the statistician who drowned crossing a river?
It was three feet deep on average. Try these math riddles that only the smartest can get right.
Why don’t calculus majors throw house parties?
Because you should never drink and derive.
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!”
Old mathematicians never die.
They just lose some of their functions. These are the hardest riddles ever. Can you solve them?
Why did the chicken cross the Mobius Strip?
To get to the same side.
Why do mathematicians like parks?
Because of all the natural logs.
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.”
Why was the math lecture so long?
Because the professor kept going off on a tangent.
When is math like poetry?
When you do an in’verse variation. Here’s the perfect form of poetry for Pi Day.
Math is a part of nature.
Especially geometry (geome’ tree.) Inspired by these math jokes? Here are 50 of the most beautiful quotes about nature.
What’s the best way to woo a mathematician?
Use acute angle. If you like these math jokes, you’ll love these 20 grammar jokes every word nerd will appreciate.
What do you need to grow your trigonometry skills?
Square roots. Don’t miss these corny jokes perfect for National Tell a Joke Day.
Why does algebra make you a better dancer?
Because you can use algo-rhythm.
What’s the ideal way to serve pi?
A la mode! Anything less is mean. Pi day jokes can be said anywhere, especially the kitchen. In case you were wondering, this is how apple pie became America’s favorite dessert.
What’s the best formula to get from point A to point B?
Just take an x-y plane or a rhom’bus. Inspired to get more from these pi day jokes? Here are 7 deals you can only get on pi day.
Don’t let advanced math intimidate you!
It’s as easy as pi! Now that you know these pi day jokes, don’t miss these fascinating facts behind the mystery of Pi.