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And the Final Groaners for This Year!


Question 1: What is the definition of a vector space?

Answer: A set V satisfying the axiom that for any x in V, x has a little arrow drawn over it.


Question 2: How do you tell that you are in the hands of the Mathematical Mafia?

Answer: They make you an offer that you can't understand.


Question 3: How does a mathematician induce good behavior in her children?

Answer: I've told you n times, I've told you n+1 times...


Question 4: What did Pythagoras say when he was confronted by the square root of 2?

Answer: There has to be a rational explanation for this....


Question 5: What is the square root of ab?

Answer: absurd