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21 Maths Jokes You'd Need To Be A Genius To Understand

I'd explain them, but there isn't enough room in the margin.

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9. An infinite number of mathematicians walk into a bar. The first orders a beer, the second orders half a beer, the third orders a quarter of a beer and so on.

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After the seventh order, the bartender pours two beers and says, "you fellas ought to know your limits."

10. A museum visitor was admiring a Tyrannosaurus fossil, and asked a nearby museum employee how old it was.

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Via Wikipedia: "That skeleton's sixty-five million and three years, two months and eighteen days old," the employee replied. "How can you know it that well?" she asked. "Well, when I started working here, I asked a scientist the exact same question, and he said it was sixty-five million years old—and that was three years, two months and eighteen days ago."

Taken from Proofiness by Charles Seife.

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