## Funny Math Limericks

There once was a number named pi

Who frequently liked to get high.

All he did every day

Was sitting in his room and play

With his imaginary friend named i.

There once was a number named e

Who took way too much LSD.

She thought she was great.

But that fact we must debate;

We know she wasn’t greater than 3.

A mathematician confided

That the M”Mobius band is one-sided

And you’ll get quite a laugh

If you cut one in half

‘Cause, it stays in one piece when divided.

A mathematician named Klein

Thought the M”Mobius band was divine

Said he: If you glue

The edges of two

You’ll get weird bottles like mine.

There was a young fellow named Fisk,

A swordsman, exceedingly brisk.

So fast was his action,

The Lorentz contraction

Reduced his rapier to a disk.

‘Tis a favorite project of mine

A new value of pi to assign.

I would fix it at 3

For it’s simpler, you see,

Than 3 point 1 4 1 5 9

Pi goes on and on and on …

And e is just as cursed.

I wonder: Which is larger

When their digits are reversed?

If (1+x) (real close to 1)

Is raised to the power of 1

Over x, you will find

Here’s the value defined:

2.718281…

Integral z-squared DZ

from 1 to the cube root of 3

times the cosine

of three pis over 9

equals log of the cube root of ‘e’.

A burlesque dancer, a pip

Named Virginia, could peel in a zip;

But she read science fiction

and died of constriction

Attempting a Moebius strip.

A conjecture both deep and profound

Is whether the circle is round;

In a paper by Erdo”s,

written in Kurdish,

A counterexample is found.

There once was a log named Lynn

Whose life was devoted to sin?

She came from a tree

Whose base was shaped like an e?

She’s the most natural log I’ve seen.