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### Area Parallelograms and Triangles

I introduce the formulas to find the area of Parallelograms and Triangles. I then work through 6 ex… Tags: Triangles, and Wanda Collins Oct 20, 2013 42 views

### Angle of Elevation and Depression Right Triangle Trig

I do some more examples or right triangle trigonometry on Geometry application problems that involv… Tags: Right, Triangle Wanda Collins Oct 20, 2013 38 views

### Distance Between Point and Line

I explain how to find the distance between a point and a line. Tags: Line, and Wanda Collins Oct 20, 2013 6 views

### Limits at Infinity Rational, Irrational, and Trig Functions

EXAMPLES Rational Functions 7:57 14:45 17:25 Irrational Functions 24:25 33:02 39:15 Trig Functions… Tags: and, Trig Wanda Collins Oct 20, 2013 46 views

### Classification of Real Numbers, Inequalities, and Number Line

I define and discuss Real Numbers their subsets of Rational Numbers, Integers, Whole Numbers, Natur… Tags: and, Number Wanda Collins Oct 20, 2013 5 views

### Square Roots Defined and Examples

I define square roots and then work through examples. Arithmetic Examples 7:32 Application Problem… Tags: Examples, and Wanda Collins Oct 20, 2013 2 views

### Add and Subtracting Real Numbers

I introduce how to Add and Subtract Real Numbers and Define Absolute Value Adding Numbers with the… Tags: Numbers, Real Wanda Collins Oct 20, 2013 2 views

### Rhombuses, Rectangles, and Squares

I introduce the properties of Rhombuses, Rectangles, and Squares and finish by working through five… Tags: Squares, and Wanda Collins Jul 16, 2013 5 views

### Altitudes of Triangles and Orthocenter

I introduce altitudes in triangles and point of concurrency, the orthocenter. I finish by working t… Tags: Orthocenter, and Wanda Collins Jul 10, 2013 12 views

### Altitudes of Triangles and Orthocenter

I introduce altitudes in triangles and point of concurrency, the orthocenter. I finish by working t… Tags: Orthocenter, and Wanda Collins Jul 10, 2013 4 views

### Equations of parallel and perpendicular lines

An introduction to finding the equations of lines that pass through a point and are parallel or per… Tags: perpendicular, lines Wanda Collins Jul 7, 2013 2 views

### Slope and Equations of Lines

Introduction to finding slope and graphing lines. Tags: Lines, of Wanda Collins Jul 7, 2013 4 views

### Equations of Lines and Graphing

Continued discussion about equations of lines and the three equation forms. Graphing of linear func… Tags: Graphing, and Wanda Collins Jul 7, 2013 1 view

### Angles of Triangles and Parallel Lines

I introduce the theorem that state the interior sum of the angles of a triangle add up to 180 degre… Tags: Parallel, Lines Wanda Collins Jul 7, 2013 1 view

### Angle and Segment Bisector Constructions

I give you the steps and demonstrations on how to construct a perpendicular bisector of a segment a… Tags: Constructions, Bisector Wanda Collins Jul 7, 2013 5 views

### Complementary and Supplementary Angles - Example 2

Complementary and Supplementary Angles - Example 2. In this video, I create a system of linear equa… Tags: Example, 2 Wanda Collins Jul 6, 2013 10 views

### Degrees and Radians and Converting Between Them! Example 1

Degrees and Radians and Converting Between Them! Example 1. In this video, I discuss how to go from… Tags: Them!, Example Wanda Collins Jul 6, 2013 9 views

### Degrees and Radians and Converting Between Them! Example 2

Degrees and Radians and Converting Between Them! Example 2. In this video, I discuss how to go from… Tags: Them!, Example Wanda Collins Jul 6, 2013 4 views

### Graphing Sine and Cosine With Different Coefficients (Amplitude and Period), Ex 1

Graphing Sine and Cosine With Different Coefficients, Ex 1. In this video, I talk about how to find… Tags: (Amplitude, Period) Wanda Collins Jul 6, 2013 5 views

### Graphing Sine and Cosine with Phase (Horizontal) Shifts, Example 1

In this video, I show how to find the phase shift (aka, the horizontal shift) of a couple of trig f… Tags: (Horizontal), Shifts Wanda Collins Jul 6, 2013 1 view

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Created by Wanda Collins May 10, 2014 at 8:11pm. Last updated by Wanda Collins May 10.

Question: Why is this a mathematical limerick?

( (12 + 144 + 20 + 3 Sqrt[4]) / 7 ) + 5*11 = 9^{2} + 0 .

Answer:

A dozen, a gross, and a score,

plus three times the square root of four, divided by seven, plus five times eleven, is nine squared and not a bit more.

---Jon Saxton (math textbook author)

**Presentation Suggestions:**

Challenge students to invent their own math limerick!

**The Math Behind the Fact:**

It is fun to mix mathematics with poetry.

**Resources:**

Su, Francis E., et al. "Math Limerick." Math Fun Facts.

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