David Letterman’s Top 11 Excuses for Not Having Your Math Homework


1. I accidentally divided by zero and my paper burst into flames.

2. I couldn’t establish a connection with www.homework.com

3. It was cloudy all day and my calculator is solar powered.

4. I had a virus and my computer caught one too.

5. My compass only reads North, South, East and West so I couldn’t  finish my geometry.

6. I was watching the World Series and couldn’t determine whether it converged or not

7. I dug all around the yard but never found the square roots I needed.

8. I ate too much pi and went to bed with transcendental indigestion.

9. I couldn’t decide whether i is the square root of negative one or I am the square root of negative one.

10. I was exhausted from moving countless decimal point and raising complicated algebraic expressions to large powers.

11. My friends and I took the evening off to celebrate the solution of Fermat’s Last Theorem.

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