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Topic: Schoolroom Math Poems
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hawthorn@waikato.ac.nz

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Re: Schoolroom Math Poems
Posted: Jun 17, 1996 8:08 PM
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In article <Pine.BSI.3.93.960613233903.3813C-100000@hoflink.com>, Barry Paul <bpaul@hoflink.com> writes:
> On Wed, 12 Jun 1996, Antreas P. Hatzipolakis wrote:
>

>> A well known old schoolroom math poem is this:
>>
>> Minus times minus equals plus,
>> The reason for this we need not discuss.

>
>> Does anyone know similar poems in any language ?
>> (Please with English translations, if possible)


See, I have a rhyme assisting,
My feeble brain its task ofttimes resisting.

Ian H
( hint ... look at the word lengths. )







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