Howlers Out of the Mouths of Actual Math StudentsPart IV
I's sorry I do not know the formula for the volume of a rectangle.
The commutative law of addition is when you add a column of figures from bottom to top and top to bottom and get two different answers.
A square is a circle with four corners.
Pythagoras was the first person to breed a hypotenuse in captivity.
An equation involving x^{7} is called a septic equation.
The minimum value of cosh x occurs when h=1.
Question: Between any two rationals there is an irrational number and between any two irrational numbers there is a rational number. What can you deduce?
Student: Rational numbers and irrational numbers alternate on the real line.
The image of a right angle under an axial symmetry of the plane is a left angle.
We find the greatest common divisor using Euclid's orgasm.
/ = + because if you divide one minus sign by another minus sign placed vertically you get a plus.
Source: Desmond MacHale's Comic Sections, 1993, pp. 7678
