Infinite numbers

Stretching in all directions

Puzzling idea

Sydney Sidess

## Tag: Infinity

## Infinity

a thing with no end

not even the distant one

you’re picturing now

Ben Orlin

Math with Bad Drawings

The Mathematician’s Haiku Book

## Eight Versions of Euclid’s Proof Written as a Haiku

## Theorem: There Are Infinitely Many Primes

No? Then add one to

Jay Yellen

the product of all the primes.

Prime factor? No way!

No? What about one

Jay Yellen

plus the product of all primes?

Prime factor? No way!

No? What about one

Jay Yellen

plus the product of all primes?

It can’t be factored!

No? Then consider

Jay Yellen

one plus product of all primes.

It can’t be factored!

No? Then adding one

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to the product of all primes

gets you a new one!

No? Consider one

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plus the product of all primes.

It can’t be factored!

No? But adding one

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to the product of all primes

gets you a new one!

No? But the number

Jay Yellen

One plus product of all primes

Is also a prime.

## Buzz Lightyear

Buzz Lightyear is a

Teena Carroll

Great publicity agent

For infinity

Emory and Henry College

## Arrow

Arrow frozen but

Jeremy Redlien

Flying towards the target

quantum paradox

## Achilles

Even Achilles

Jeremy Redlien

could not conquer all the points

tortoise merely passed

## Angels

How many angels

Sara Cushing

Can fit on a pin if they

Must social distance?

## Mankind

I don’t find mankind

Infinite in faculty,

Nor approaching it.

Clarke Weigle

## Zeno’s Paradox

Halfway there each step

You’ll get to the goal someday

But you will die first

Eric Newman

from Math in Seventeen Syllables

## Hilbert’s Hotel

No vacancy at

Hilbert’s hotel—There are rooms

Left for all of us!

Lora Newman

from Math in Seventeen Syllables