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Why is a mathematician like an airline?

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aranna3028 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted February 25, 2009 at 8:24 AM via web

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Why is a mathematician like an airline?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted February 25, 2009 at 8:47 AM (Answer #1)

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This is a fairly common math joke. The answer is, because they both use pilots. The airlines use them to fly their planes, and in math, you do pilot studies.

I didn't say it was a good joke, just a common one.

 

sciencenorth.on.ca/schools-educators/teacher-resources/pdf/math-trail-3.pdf

 

curriculum.bsd405.org/personal/gleicher,%20shaina%20l/Shared%20Documents/.../Airline%20Handout.pdf

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johnboy229 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 23, 2010 at 9:22 AM (Answer #2)

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