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planting numbers

you’re always planting numberslike seeds within my mindsome sink deep into the corewhile others stick in the rind life is like a sea of digitsnever sure what you’ll findsome sparkly little fidgetsthe bright ones leave you blind always seeing numbersthat … Continue reading

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ours is to reason why

sometimes we try to inspirepush our pupils ever higher oftentimes we tell our friendsthere are means to all the ends i remember Mister Farleysaid when my math was shaky “yours is not to reason whyyours is but to do or … Continue reading

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crazy about pi

i am crazy about pi but i really don’t know why starts three point one four one five goes as high as the sky i am wild about this pi ’tis truly quite delicious has no fruit, spice, or pecans … Continue reading

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everything counts

base ten is not for everyone at least not everywhen to this day i count in tallies four sticks straight then one across they herd in little rallies long ago i counted peas now they cluster in twos and threes … Continue reading

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algebraic thirst

if we flip a fair coin dear teacher loved to say enough times and tally and of course hope and pray we will get fifty heads and fifty tails percent at least for data of pure descent it seems only … Continue reading

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PEMDAS

please excuse my dear aunt sally she’s been driving in a rally drove straight through your precious garden mowed more roses than I can tally standing amidst the evidence’s precinct ancient pares picked a pair of pears not sure how … Continue reading

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