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People who think algebra is extremely serious and a laugh-free zone, think again! We've rounded up the best maths jokes ever!

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Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  September 29th 2021

Once you've worked your way through these gags, why not have a look at our brain jokes, internet jokes or something completely different, like our selection of bat jokes!

20 Algebra Jokes Calculated To Make You Laugh!

Here's a collection of algebra jokes which will make even the most serious maths teacher burst out laughing!

Why are mathematicians like pirates?

They're always looking for the X!

Why are obtuse triangles always frustrated?

They're never right!

What's the biggest problem with algebra jokes?

Maths quiz
Maths quiz

They're too formulaic!

My pet snake is exactly 3.14m long…


It's a π-thon!

What did one algebra book say to the other?

Don’t bother me, I’ve got my own problems!

I'll do algebra or I'll do statistics...

But graphing is where I draw the line!

In algebra, what are ten things you can always count on?

Your fingers!

What do you call a group of sheep standing in a circle?

Shepherd’s pi!

Why did the Romans find algebra easy?

A roman mathematician

Because X was always 10!

Why do plants dislike algebra?

It gives them square roots!

Why does algebra make you an amazing dancer?




Because you move to the algo-rhythm!

Which monster is best at algebra?

Dracula

Count Dracula!

Why can’t you make a crumble with 3.14 strawberries?

Why can’t you make a crumble with 3.14 strawberries?

What’s black, white and horrible?

An algebra test!

Which clever bird is good at maths?

Owl-gebra!

What type of maths do fish enjoy?

Algae-bra!

What do you call someone who's amazing at algebra?

An X-pert!

How do people in Prague solve algebra problems?

Guess and Czech!

Why was the algebra homework so sad?

It had a lot of problems!

Why do mathematicians like linear algebra?

It's straight forward!