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### 6.SP.5.c - Missing Number and the Mean

Have you ever come across a question asking you to find the missing number when you are given the m… Tags: the, Mean Wanda Collins Nov 29, 2014 1 view

### Mobius Bridges and Buildings - Numberphile

Möbius style bridges and buildings are a passion for Carlo H. Séquin from U.C. Berkeley. See the pr… Tags: -, Numberphile Wanda Collins Nov 22, 2014 8 views

### Life, Death and the Monster - Numberphile

Acclaimed mathematician John H. Conway speaks about the mystery he'd most like to solve. Monster Gr… Tags: -, Numberphile Wanda Collins Nov 22, 2014 2 views

### Friends and Strangers Theorem - Numberphile

A famous mathematical theorem explained with the help of Facebook, One Direction and a collection o… Tags: -, Numberphile Wanda Collins Nov 22, 2014 2 views

### What do 5, 13 and 563 have in common?

We're talking Prime Numbers again... Featuring Dr James Grime. Extra footage: http://youtu.be/Aiplr… Tags: have, in Wanda Collins Nov 22, 2014 2 views

### 63 and -7/4 are special - Numberphile

Dynamical sequences, prime divisors and special exceptions. Featuring Dr Holly Krieger from MIT. Mo… Tags: -, Numberphile Wanda Collins Nov 22, 2014 1 view

### Math and Movies (Animation at Pixar) - Numberphile

How do 3D animated characters look so smooth? Pixar researcher Tony DeRose explains - with mathemat… Tags: Pixar), - Wanda Collins Nov 22, 2014 4 views

### Geometry - Volume of Prisms, Cylinders, Pyramids and Cones: 7th grade math

In this lesson we show how to calculate the volume of several solid figures. Tags: Cones:, and Wanda Collins Nov 16, 2014 11 views

### Adding and Subtracting Integers: 7th grade math

A video lesson teaching how to add and subtract with integers. An emphasis on negative numbers. Tags: grade, math Wanda Collins Nov 16, 2014 2 views

### Number Sense - Ratios and Rates: 7th grade math

A video lesson explaining ratios, rates and unit rates, with problems to test what you've learned. Tags: 7th, grade Wanda Collins Nov 16, 2014 3 views

### Scale Drawings and Scale Factors 7th Grade Math

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### 6th Grade Math Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers

In this video, you will learn about Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers. This video will teach you… Tags: and, Mixed Wanda Collins Nov 15, 2014 1 view

### Geometry - Perimeter and Area of Composite Figures: 6th Grade Math

In this lesson we work on "deconstructing" composite figures so we can determine their perimeter an… Tags: Figures:, 6th Wanda Collins Nov 15, 2014 8 views

### 6th Grade Math What is LCM and How to Find LCM

In this video, you will learn what LCM is and also how to find the LCM of two numbers. This tutoria… Tags: and, How Wanda Collins Nov 15, 2014 3 views

### 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 47 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 50 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 8 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 56 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 3 views

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Created by Wanda Collins Feb 15, 2015 at 8:26pm. Last updated by Wanda Collins Feb 15.

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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