MCAS Review of Math Section IX

With regards to Richard Lederer and "Take Thee to the Punnery"

 

Directions: Fill in the blanks with the appropriate Math term.

Terms

acute

coincide

division

inverse

polyhedron

addition

concentric

elliptical

minus

postulate

apex

cosine

factor

multiply

prism

axis

geometry

pi

protractor

denominator

center

dimension

hypotenuse

plus

rectangle

divide

logarithm

polygon

rhombus

circumference

secant

slide rule

subtract

sum

symbol

tangent

square root

theorem

trapezoid

unit

  1. A man lay out in the sun because he wanted to become a __________.
  2. A missing parrot is a __________.
  3. People often use __________ to cut down trees.
  4. I don't want all the jelly beans, but I do want __________.
  5. My favorite dessert is cherry __________.
  6. Criminals usually end up in __________.
  7. I'm not against using a tractor. In fact, I'm __________.
  8. Square plants have __________.
  9. Her name was placed on the ballot by __________.
  10. When the acorn grew into an oak, it exclaimed, "__________!"
  11. A child's face will light up at __________of candy.
  12. I bought my mother a book and __________ it by parcel post.
  13. A banana is sure to make an __________static.
  14. You use yarn and needles when __________.
  15. That's __________ little outfit you're wearing.
  16. A zoid hunter hopes to __________.
  17. If you need me to, I'll __________ your loan.
  18. The poet wrote his love letters __________.
  19. Eyeglasses are good for __________.
  20. The major leaguer got demoted to the __________.
  21. While giving his report, the nervous student became non_________ sed.
  22. For safety, every playground needs a swing rule, a see-saw rule and a __________.
  23. This __________ board consists of three layers.
  24. Percussion instruments include the drum and the __________.
  25. In Italy, I took a __________ to get to the Vatican.
  26. "Please, Rick, say yes. Won't you __________."
  27. A musical group of lumberjacks plays in a __________.
  28. I love __________ open spaces.
  29. Don't fill the glass above __________.
  30. A bunch of cars all smashed together might be called a __________.
  31. This priceless book is a first __________.
  32. When the weather turns bad, I usually __________.
  33. My explanation is perfectly clear. You can __________ you?
  34. Cars are made in a __________y.
  35. A book about submarines is a __________.
  36. If the washroom upstairs is occupied, there is a __________.
  37. A kiss might be called __________.
  38. "__________," I complained to my tardy mail carrier.

 

With regards to Richard Lederer and "Take Thee to the Punnery"