- You tell math jokes
- You got the above math joke
- You do vector calculus for fun
- You start to lose your mind if you can’t find a pattern in a series of numbers
- You think of everything in terms of a mathematical model
- You never seem to need a calculator for anything
- A spider on the ceiling immediately makes you think of René Descartes
- You don’t play games on your calculator, that’s for the common man. You
*graph*stuff for fun. - You’re angry that the calculator on your phone doesn’t have scientific functions
- You don’t think “iff” is a typo
- You’re told to pay attention in class, but what your professor doesn’t realize is that you’re doing next month’s homework
- You know pi to more than 2 decimal places, and try to impress others by letting them know how far past “.14” you can go
- You’re so good at math that the D’s you got in English don’t matter
- You think of getting older as “losing functions”
- You’d rather use letters for variables than for forming words
- When you
*do*write essays, the words “let”, “such that”, and “therefore” are everywhere - You can do Sudoku for days on end
- You try to find mathematical patterns in the stock market
*Pi*is your favorite movie- You know more than 3 ways to prove the Pythagorean theorem
- You know how to pronounce “Pythagorean” correctly
- You’ve actually been in a real-life situation where you had to find “x”
- You see a gap in the sidewalk, but it doesn’t bother you because you know the sidewalk is continuous on its domain
- You enjoy posing questions that you can’t answer
- You think mistakes are just as interesting as correct answers
- You follow the order of operations as a personal commandment
- You feel bad for telling the guy next to you in lecture that 1 = 0, and watching his brain explode
- You lie in wait for other students to drop out of advanced math classes, and calculate the probability of their doing so while you wait
- You’ve given up asking your parents for help with math homework
- You regularly use “dividing by zero” in your jokes
- You know how to write several words using only one symbol
- You know all the trig identities by heart
- You know the entire Greek alphabet by heart, and you can write all of it neatly
- You have an infinity symbol on your wedding ring
- The word “extraneous” is part of your everyday vocabulary
- You very much dislike doing
*anything*in more than one step - Your girlfriend/boyfriend disagrees with you on the above statement
- You prefer to do calculations yourself as you don’t trust computers to avoid mistakes
- You use math-related pickup lines
- You have a “problem-solving soundtrack”
- You’ve rapped about math while doing it
- M.C. Escher is your favorite M.C.
- You can count in 9’s, 13’s, or 17’s with ease
- You confuse people every time you talk about “real” numbers
- You can do “percent of change” for just about anything
- You can actually explain significant figures to someone else
- You re-work sample problems in your head while taking a shower
- You know that the cat with the lowest mu will always fall off the roof first
- You know what the “Golden Ratio” is, and you look for it everywhere
- You’ve corrected your professor while he/she was demonstrating a complex problem
- Your professor’s problems take up more than one board
- You write the “summation” symbol on a daily basis, even outside of class
- You’ve developed your own proof
- You can do unit conversions in your head
- People call you a “math whiz”
- You mentally convert complex objects into simple shapes to better understand them
- You can solve for three or more variables simultaneously
- Fractional exponents don’t scare you
- Negative exponents don’t scare you
- Negative fractional exponents don’t scare you
- You’d give anything to meet Archimedes
- You don’t consider long-distance running a “method of exhaustion”
- You can find the area or volume of any shape
- You can re-write an equation in two or more ways
- You can solve the same math problem using three or more methods
- You adore optimization
- You’ve considered becoming a math professor
- You’ve considered becoming an architect
- You calculated how much of this list applies to you
- You are doing calculations of some kind while reading this
- Your homework for this week, next week, and the week after that was done before reading this
- You should really stop reading this, it’s so inefficient.