Math Jokes for National Doughnut Day
Today is National Doughnut Day, and if you need your fix, Time reports that free doughnuts are available from Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme, Tastykake or Winn Dixie.
A topologist is a mathematician who can’t tell a coffee cup from a doughnut.
And the modification…
How many topologists does it take to change a light bulb?
Just one. But what’ll you do with the doughnut?
To help you celebrate, here’s a doughnut-related math problem.
Several years ago, Dunkin’ Donuts ran a commercial bragging about how picky they were. The commercial stated:
We reject more than one million pounds of coffee beans a year.
Sure sounds impressive, doesn’t it? But how picky are they, really? Do a back-of-the-envelope estimate, and I think you’ll realize that they’re not all that picky after all.