# “I used to hate math, but then I realized decimals have a point”

“I used to hate math, but then I realized decimals have a point” is a jocular math saying that has been printed on many images. “Decimals have a point” was posted on the newsgroup news.newusers.questions on May 31, 1996.

“I used to hate maths but then I realised decimals have a point” was posted on the website Pun of the Day on May 7, 2012.

Google Groups: news.newusers.questions

SUMMIT tapestreamer*JH Meyer*

5/31/96

(...)

Thanks a million, Johan Meyer.

(Decimals have a point)

Google Books*Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations*

By C.C. Gaither and Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

Philadelphia, PA: Institute of Physics Publishing

1998

Pg. 42:

Decimals have a point,

*source unknown*

Google Books

*Junior Skill Builders:*

Basic Math in 15 Minutes a Day

Basic Math in 15 Minutes a Day

By LearningExpress (Organization)

New York, NY: LearningExpress

2008

Pg. 47:

Decimals have a point. — AUTHOR UNKNOWN

lghill84

@lghill84

decimals have a point…

2:32 PM - 17 Nov 2008

Terry Dexter

@GolfFanboy

I used to hate maths but then I realised decimals have a point.[Click to Vote!]

- lol

3:11 AM - 7 May 2012

Sidney Weber

@sidneyweber79

May 7, 2012 - I used to hate… - I used to hate maths but then I realised decimals have a point.[Click to Vote!] http://ow.ly/1jxr2u

8:39 PM - 7 May 2012

Google Groups: BunchofCurators

Clickable Classic Jokes V: Math Humor

ubbiebubbie1234

4/16/13

(...)

I used to hate maths but then I realised decimals have a point.

Singaporean Teacher

@SGTeacherSays

I know most of you hate maths but you gotta admit that decimals have a point.

8:46 AM - 29 Jul 2013

17 October 2015,

*Daily Star*(London, UK), “You’re Having a Laugh,” pg. 23:

I USED to hate maths but then I realised decimals have a point.

PETE H, Blackburn

Cheesy Jokes

@Derpey

I used to hate math

But now I realised decimals

have a point

10:18 AM - 29 Nov 2015

Christmas Karol

@AdamKarol65

I used to really hate math, but I’m starting to realize that decimals have a point

12:43 PM - 9 Jun 2018