Calculus Math Riddles Collection

A collection of Calculus Math Riddles for fun and pleasure! Tease your brain with these riddles.

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Why can’t you have beer at a math party?

What is the integral of “one over cabin” with respect to “cabin”?

What is the shortest mathematicians joke?

Why are mathematicians afraid to drive cars?

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    Because the width of the road is negligible compared to its length.

What is the first derivative of a cow?

What’s polite and works for the phone company?

What did the zombie say to the mathematician?

What is the limit as n goes to infinity of sin(x)/n?

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    6 (Cancel the n in the numerator and denominator)

What did sin x ask e* x* at the party?

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    Why don’t you integrate yourself into the party?

How can this function be a limerick?

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    It can be read as:
    Integral z-squared dz
    from 1 to the cube root of 3
    times the cosine
    of three pi over 9
    equals log of the cube root of ‘e’.
    (And it’s correct, too! Each side evaluates to 1/3.)

Why are Maclaurin series so good for approximating functions? (contributed by Aaron)

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    They’re Taylor-ed (tailored) to each of them.

Who knows everything about vector calculus? (contributed by Aaron)

The Circle Inscribed In A Parabola Puzzle
A circle with radius 1 is tangent to two points of the parabola y = x2.
What is the area between the circle and the parabola?

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