March 2017 . . . .
A response to my daughter, when asked the age-old why do I need to know this?
(With Deepest Apologies to Meredith Wilson)
Math for the income tax, math for the purchase price,
math for the road map, math for the meals tip.
Math for the miles per hour.
Math for the adding and subtracting and the total,
Math for the cook book, a cake baking recipe. Math for the teaspoons and the gallons and the tablespoons.