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Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest 5 – 7 – 5 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Pi-ku poetry contest The Lifts Not Working By Paul McCann
On The First Floor Elevator shaft. People waiting for the lift. Down on the first floor. Source = Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest On The Second Floor How can we get down. Elevators broken down. Up in the top floor. Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest On The Third Floor What are they doing? We're stuck here on the third floor. The lift's not coming. Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Pi-ku poetry contest On The Top Floor We better get down.
From the top floor to the ground. Take the fire escape. Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

(Like Haiku 5 - 7 - 5) Unending digits . . .
Pi-ku poetry contest (Like Haiku ) Unending digits . . . Why not keep it simple, like Twenty-two sevenths? Source = Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

How do you get ideas for Pi-ku?
Pi-ku poetry contest How do you get ideas for Pi-ku? Think about the properties of a circle - How do you define a circle? How is a circle special? Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about - diameter radius circumference area tangents center Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about the look & feel of a circle - round unending no starting point, no ending point Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about unending digits - irrational transcendental Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about common approximations - 3.14 22/ 355/ ~ Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about circular items - wheels clocks rings merry-go-round cylinders Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Think about words associated with circles - round sphere vortex revolve rotate ball hoop halo disk orbit loop compass Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Circle  Circles on circles Infinity and beyond Nested together. - Mr. L, March 2009 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

. 3 9 1 4 5 Pi-ku poetry contest Circle Digits Digits in circles
Three point one four one five nine Going forever. 3 1 4 5 9 . - Mr. L, March 2009 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest -ku Pleasure Two arcs approaching Speared by double radius Form one grand circle. - Mr. L, March 2009 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest -Degrees Three hundred sixty Measure by measure counted Circle by degrees. - Mr. L, March 2009 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Archimedes Greek Archimedes Measured doubly scribed circles Inside and outside. - Mr. L, March 2009 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Blueberry  Sectors for teaching Customers prefer slices Round berry goodness. Creative Commons license - Mr. L, March 2009 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Pi-ku poetry contest Cycloid
Galileo named Circle rolled - a cycloid made Three pi r squared now. - image from GeoGebra by Mr. L - Mr. L, March 2009 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Tangents Tangents in pairs come Equal arms - circle scissors Meet radii once. - Mr. L, March 2009 Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com

Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com
Pi-ku poetry contest Haiku style: syllables per line 1, 2, or 3 three-line stanzas Complementary graphic Landscape style for scanning Paper/pencil, computer, or combo As usual, great projects = extra credit Due Friday, 13 March Bill Lombard mrlsmath.com tttpress.com