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Fun with Numbers - Jokes

Updated on July 23, 2012

A good mathematical joke is better, and better mathematics, than a dozen mediocre papers.- J. E. Littlewood.

Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules. Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives.

Teacher: If you had $750 in one pocket and $600 in the other pocket, what would you have?

Pupil: Somebody else’s pants.

Teacher: How old were you on your last birthday?

Student: Seven.

Teacher: How old will you be on your next birthday?

Student: Nine.

Teacher: That’s impossible.

Student: No, it isn’t, Sir. I’m eight today.

Question: Why was Six afraid of Seven?

Answer: Because 7, 8, 9. (Seven ate Nine)

Question: Why couldn’t the seven and the ten get married?

Answer: They were under eighteen.

Question: Simplify: 2x/(2x+1)
Answer: Cancel x in 2x/(2x+1)
So we get 1/(1+1)
Finally 1/2

Question: Expand: (x+a)n

Answer: ( x + a )n

( x . . . + .... a )n

( x ............... + ................a )n

How is it?


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    • JYOTI KOTHARI profile image

      Jyoti Kothari 7 years ago from Jaipur

      Hi Rubamraj,

      Excellent jokes. Thanks for sharing. Rated up!

      Jyoti Kothari