Math Problem

Michael is a high school math/C.S. teacher, so he should know.
Q:What do you get when you add 2 apples to 3 apples?
A:Answer: An American senior high school math problem.

Odd Number of Cubes

Divide 14 sugar cubes into 3 cups of coffee so that each
cup has an odd number of sugar cubes.
A: 1,1,12
Riposte: 12 isn’t odd!
A: It’s an odd number of cubes to put in a cup of coffee (groan)

Fibonacci’s Sequence

When in the company of scientific/mathematical minds, I like to lighten the
atmosphere by observing that I sneeze always in Fibonacci’s Sequence. “The
only problem is,” I conclude, “when I sneeze only once, I’m never certain
whether I’m sneezing in the first or second of the sequence.

Advanced Math

Seen the week before finals on the chalkboard right after a Math 233
(Discrete Math) class at the University of Oregon:
59 + 34 + 2 + 37 + 97 = some number
And here I thought math classes were hard….