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Algebra Jokes and Puns

These algebra jokes and puns are the perfect way to bring a smile to your math students’ faces and give them a good laugh. 

algebra jokes and puns with infinity symbol clipart.

You can find lots of collections of funny math jokes and math puns online, but this one is special. This collection of algebra jokes was put together by a high school math teacher. These jokes are clean and suitable for any middle school or high school math classroom. 

These algebra jokes have been generally sorted by the math concepts which they cover. For example, jump to the sections on quadratic functions for a fun quadratic joke to start off your Algebra 2 class. One of the goals of my blog is to help teachers make math class fun. 

Teach other math subjects? You might also be interested in checking out my collections of geometry jokes and trigonometry jokes. I also have a giant collection of 139 math jokes which features arithmetic jokes, calculus jokes, and even an occasional statistics joke. Or you might want to download my math joke of the week posters which can be hung up inside or outside your classroom. 

math joke of the week posters hanging on bulletin board in high school math classroom 

General Algebra Jokes

  • Why was the math book sad? It had a lot of problems. 
  • What is an algebra teacher’s favorite animal? A hippopotenuse. (hypotenuse)
  • What did one algebra book say to the other? Don’t bother me! I’ve got my own problems.
  • What do you call friends who love math? Alge-bros
  • What is a bird’s favorite type of math? Owl-gebra
  • Why does algebra make you a better dancer? Because you can use the algo-rhythm!
  • Do you know who invented algebra? An x-pert.
  • What state has the most algebra teachers? Math-achusetts
  • Why do cheapskates make good algebra teachers? Because they make every penny count.
  • What does a hungry algebra teacher like to eat? A square meal
  • What is an algebra teacher’s favorite sandwich? Slope-y Joe
  • Why can you never trust an algebra teacher holding graph paper? They must be plotting something!
  • Did you hear that old algebra teachers never die? They just lose some of their functions.
  • Why do algebra teachers feel superior to geometry teachers? Because they think that geometry teachers are too symbol-minded!
  • What is a math teacher’s favorite season? Sum-mer. 
  • What is a butterfly’s favorite subject at school? Mothematics.

Combining Like Terms Jokes

  • What is 2n plus 2n? I don’t know. It sounds 4n to me.

Logarithm Jokes

  • Why do mathematicians like parks? Because of all the natural logs.
  • What do organic mathematicians throw into their fireplaces? Natural logs.

Polynomial Jokes

  • Why can’t you trust a polynomial to stay the same? They have too many variables.

Quadratics Jokes

  • How does a ghost solve a quadratic equation? By Completing the Scare
  • What do baby parabolas drink? Quadratic formula
Math Joke: What do baby parabolas drink? Quadratic Formula.

    Radical Jokes

    • Why do plants hate math? It gives them square roots.

    Conic Section Jokes

    • Why didn’t the hyperbola feel sick? It was asymptote-matic.

    Parallel and Perpendicular Line Jokes

    • What do you call more than one L? Parallel
    • Why is it sad that parallel lines have so much in common? Because they’ll never meet.
    • What do parallel lines and vegetarians have in common? They never meat.
    Geometry Joke: What do you call more than one L? Parallel.

    Exponent Jokes

    • Why won’t Goldilocks drink a glass of water with 8 pieces of ice in it? It’s too cubed.
    • In the expression x3, what do you call 3? An x-ponent
    • Why did seven eat nine? Because you’re supposed to eat 3 squared meals a day!

    Pi Day Jokes

    • Why should you never start a conversation with pi? It’ll just go on forever.
    • Why did Pi get its driver’s license revoked? Because it didn’t know when to stop.
    • What’s the official animal of Pi day? The Pi-thon!
    • What do you get when you take the sun and divide its circumference by its diameter? Pi in the sky
    • Why isn’t pi on Twitter? Because 280 characters isn’t enough to express itself.
    • What was Isaac Newton’s favorite dessert? Apple pi.
    • What do you call a mathematician who doubles as a private investigator? Magnum Pi.
    • What’s the math teacher’s favorite dessert? Pi.
    • How many bakers does it take to bake a pi? 3.14.
    • Why shouldn’t you eat too much pi? You’ll end up with a large circumference.
    • What do you get when a bunch of sheep hang out in a circle? Shepherd’s pi.
    • What did pi say in a fight with its brother? You’re being irrational.
    • What’s the best way to visualize infinity? Using a pi chart.
    • What did the mathematicians order at the restaurant on March 14th? Chicken pot pi.
    • What do mathematicians and the Air Force have in common? They both use pi-lots.
    • What’s the best way to serve pi? A la mode. Anything else is mean.