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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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  1. 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

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 3:55:00 PM
    Unique winning work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 1:47:00 PM
    Congratulations Joseph...loved this....

  1. 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

  1. 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!

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:19:00 AM
    great ending! congrats on the win...

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 10:42:00 PM
    This one is real unique and nice. Many congrats for this win.

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. 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!

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 6:13:00 PM
    Another awesome entry.....I feel for this judge! This is outstanding

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 10:35:00 AM
    amazing this is Joseph.

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 6:41:00 PM
    Nicely done...loved the def. for z. Good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 2:07:00 PM
    Joseph well done ...David

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 7:29:00 AM
    looking forward in reading to reading more.. of the angles nice work..well thought out