Pumpkin Math Jokes

Ever since I shared a few favorite math jokes a few months back, people keep asking me for new ones. And with Halloween coming, they seem to be multiplying(!) — so here are a few more, with a seasonal flavor. If you like these pumpkin math jokes, check out our Pumpkin Math Activities Calendar.

Pumpkin Math Jokes

Q: If I had seven pumpkins on the one hand and eight pumpkins on the other, what would I have?
A: Big hands!

Q:  If I had five pumpkins and I gave you three, how many would I have left?
A:  I don’t know.
Q:  Why not?
A:  In our school we do all our arithmetic in apples and oranges.

Q:  What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?
A:  Pumpkin Pi!
(OK, that one’s a repeat, but it’s worth repeating)

I also have a few that have nothing to do with math, but my 6-year-old joke tester thought they were funny — and hey, it’s a Halloween, so let’s have a little fun!

Q:  How do you make a witch scratch?
A:  Just take away the W.

Q:  Why did the vampire’s lunch give her heartburn?
A:  It was a stake sandwich.

Q:  What do you call a man who gets a pumpkin pie in the face?
A:  Desserted.

Q:  What do skeletons say before eating?
A:  Bone appétit…

Q:  When is a pumpkin not a pumpkin?
A:  When you drop it; then it’s squash!

Q:  What is a Mummies’ favorite type of music?
A:  Wrap!!

Speaking of wrap,  that’s all I’ve got– until next Halloween!