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# 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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 Date: 4/18/2013 7:12:00 PM Joseph, Congratulations with your awesome poem in one of the best contest I've seen this year. It has been an honor in viewing all of Cyndi's ABC Couplet winners. I would have never pulled off this form or idea.... * xox-PD Date: 4/18/2013 3:55:00 PM Unique winning work..Congrats..Sara Date: 4/18/2013 1:47:00 PM Congratulations Joseph...loved this.... Date: 4/17/2013 7:14:00 PM wow, wow, wow..Dee sure had alot of great entries and this one's smashing![almost made me like math LOL] Congrad's on Your win, Light & Love Date: 4/17/2013 5:27:00 PM Joseph, you have me back doing my math in this wonderful ABC poem, congratulations on your win! Date: 4/17/2013 9:19:00 AM great ending! congrats on the win... Date: 4/16/2013 10:42:00 PM This one is real unique and nice. Many congrats for this win. Date: 3/8/2013 6:41:00 PM You are a brave soul doing this one about math..Enjoyed reading this one today..Winning material for sure..Good luck in the contest...Thanks for stopping by with congrats..Sara Date: 3/8/2013 6:36:00 AM Excellent poem for this contest. This is right there at the top of placement. Warm Smiles, Connie Date: 3/7/2013 6:50:00 PM I believe you have covered all the basis dear Joseph, I would love to hear about lions tigers and bears, have a nice evening xxx Date: 3/5/2013 9:28:00 PM oh man, you are SO MUCH better than me in math. What an interesting way to do the challenge! Date: 3/5/2013 6:13:00 PM Another awesome entry.....I feel for this judge! This is outstanding Date: 3/4/2013 10:35:00 AM amazing this is Joseph. Date: 3/3/2013 6:41:00 PM Nicely done...loved the def. for z. Good luck in the contest. Date: 3/3/2013 2:07:00 PM Joseph well done ...David Date: 3/3/2013 7:29:00 AM looking forward in reading to reading more.. of the angles nice work..well thought out