Maths Limericks

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The following calculations, when read correctly, scan as a limericks:

Integration Limerick

Integration Limerick

It is read as:

The integral of tee squared dee tee

Between 1 and the cubed root of 3

Times by the cosine

Of 3 Pi over 9

Is log en the cubed root of ee

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Division Limerick

Division Limerick

It is read as:

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

It was devised by Jon Saxton, a maths textbook author, apparently

You can see them on one page, together with pronunciation, on the Maths Limericks page of

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