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Math Limerick

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A dozen, a gross, and a score,
Plues three times the square root of four,
Divided by seven,
Plues five times eleven,
Is nine squared, and not a bit more
Dozen = 12
Gross = 144
Score = 20

12+144+20 = 176
176+3(2) = 182
182/7 = 26
26 + 5(11) = 81
81 = 9^2
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VetchVespers's avatar

Lol. Ok. I'm going to have to go do math now, to make sure this is right. Very clever. Especially in making me go do math.

This is pure genius and I love it! :iconhearteyesplz:
Tiaropsis's avatar
This just made my day.  I'm gonna memorize it for those time when I need to sound really smart.

(I think you might have misspelled "plus," though.)
4LOVEofLuna's avatar
very very clever!
Ryokkusei's avatar
this made me smile thx a lot xD
ShadowPhoenix-916's avatar
I think this is so cute :iconilavplz: (even though I'm not a math fan O.o). Lurrrve it!
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graphite-master's avatar
This is the first time math made me smile.
Thanks for writing this!
Bellairs's avatar
Then this will be the second:
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graphite-master's avatar
Do you imagine how long it took him to write it?
Bellairs's avatar
I have no idea...some people actually have lots of time on their hands, and this is what they do.
rabidmouseofhorror11's avatar
Very clever! All I know is thirteen digits of pi... XD

( 3.141592653589)
Bellairs's avatar
Oh, I'm posting one for pi soon. Just watch.
Kublakhan27's avatar
Deepest limerick ever :P
JuciVegeSC's avatar
… but a REAL limerick is supposed to have a city or place as the last word of the first line and to be about something that's funny in a much lower way. If you wanna go with the rules of the art. Maths are awesome though. I like this!
JWA2277's avatar
On my way to Sidney , I found the mathematics here pretty. Needless to say on a cloudless day even algebra, square roots, and trigonometry sound good in Sidney bay.

{MEH, labored the last bit!}
Bellairs's avatar
Really? Wow, I gotta check that out.
Kau95's avatar
... Now I wanna go back to school.... Wait, what did I just say? o.o
Bellairs's avatar
Depends on your school I guess.
QyJx's avatar
Clever and fun. This poem is everything it aims to be. :)
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