## Archive for October 31, 2012

### Scary Math Facts for Halloween

If you laid all the candy corn end-to-end that is sold annually — more than 35 million pounds, according to the National Confectioners Association — it would circle the moon 21 times.

And if you took all the bones from your body and laid them end-to-end… well, you’d be dead.

What is the weight of all the bones in an average human body?

One skele-ton.What does a vampire teacher give to her students?

A blood test.Did you hear about the vampire who became a logician?

He studies Boo-lean algebra.What does a math teacher say to his students on Halloween?

Trig or treat!

And it wouldn’t be Halloween if this one wasn’t included:

What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?

Pumpkin pi.