Category: Stats/Math Jokes

Crocodile is longer


Prove that the crocodile is longer than it is wide.
Lemma 1. The crocodile is longer than it is green: Let's look at the crocodile. It is long on the ... Read On »


Debate about the box


An engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician are trying to set up a fenced-in area for some sheep, but they have a limited amount of building materia ... Read On »


Answering machine


Hello, this is probably 438-9012, yes, the house of the famous statistician. I'm probably not at home, or not wanting to answer the phone, most probab ... Read On »


The results of statistics


1. Ten percent of all car thieves are left-handed
2. All polar bears are left-handed
3. If your car is stolen, there's a 10 percent chance it was ta ... Read On »


Worries while flying


Two statisticians were traveling in an airplane from LA to New York. About an hour into the flight, the pilot announced that they had lost an engine, ... Read On »


Risk of plane bombs


A mathematician and a non-mathematician are sitting in an airport hall waiting for their flight to go. The non has terrible flight panic.
"Hey, don't ... Read On »


Reducing travel risk


There was this statistics student who, when driving his car, would always accelerate hard before coming to any junction, whizz straight over it , then ... Read On »


Purchasing the shoes


A shoe seller meets a mathematician and complains that he does not know what size shoes to buy.
"No problem," says the mathematician, "there is a si ... Read On »


The fate of marriages


It is often cited that there are half as many divorces as marriages in the US, so one concludes that average marriages have a 50% chance of ending by ... Read On »