# circle gets the square

Below is the poem entitled circle gets the square which was written by poet Joseph May. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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## circle gets the square

``` A  is for algebra, where numbers are represented by letters
B  is for base, a base ten number  system is much better

C  is for circle, it goes round and round
D  is for degree, in a circle, 360 are found

E  is for equation, an assertion of the equality of two expressions
F  is for fraction, it's the ratio of two expressions

G  is for graph, a diagram showing the relationship betwen two numbers
H  is for hypotenuse, a triangle's longest side, easy to remember

I   is for integer, positive or negative numbers that are whole
J  is for justification,  proof of a solution, so  I'm told

K  is for kilometer, that's almost a mile
L  is for line, it has one dimension and can go on for a while

M  is for median, the most common value in a group
N  is for numerator, its the top number in a fraction, like a hoop

O  is for octagon,  the number of sides are eight
P  is for pentagon, it has five sides  and that's great

Q  is for quotient, the result of a division
R  is for ratio, the relationship between two expressions

S  is for square, with equal sides of four
T  is for triangle, it has three sides, no more

U is for unit, a standardized quantity
V   is for volume, the quantity of a three dimensional entity

W is for whole number of which there are a lot
X is for x- axis, the horizontal axis for  coordinates , a plot

Y  is for y- axis, the vertical axis  a coordinate system brings
Z  is for zero , it's not  even one thing

We talked about fractions. circles, and squares
Next, we'll explore lions,  tigers,  and bears
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