an abstract canvas

where geometry sketches

algebra’s portrait

Ben Orlin

Math with Bad Drawings

The Mathematician’s Haiku Book

## Category: High School: Geometry

## Moon

square the radius

Valentina Ranaldi-Adams

and then multiply by pi—

full moon in autumn

from Math in Seventeen Syllables

## 3/14/15

In America,

Lawrence M. Lesser

Pi Day of the Century

was transcendental!

from Math in Seventeen Syllables

## Moon

Surface seeming flat,

Kevin Farey

at moon’s eclipse its shadow

argues otherwise.

from Math in Seventeen Syllables

## Translation

translate, rotate, scale;

Maggie Weber

shapes dance in shifting grids as

axes pirouette

from Math in Seventeen Syllables

## Triangle Inequality

It is shorter to

Walk straight there—The Triangle

Inequality

Lora Newman

from Math in Seventeen Syllables