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So here's a song that takes something that's not so fun, math, and makes it offensive.

What's a pirate minus the ship?
Just a creative homeless guy
And an anteater plus a large hungry mutant ant?
An ironic way to die


And what's domain, domain, range (xxy)?
A kid with too much in his pants

And two balls minus one?
Seven titles at the Tour de France


Split a decision with long division,
Take the circumference of your circumcision
Live like your data and when you're all "set"
Put it all together and whatever you get.

It's new math...

What's a bag of chips divided by five,
Well that's a Nike workers' meal

And Santa clause multiplied by "I"?
Well I guess that makes him real

And the square root of the NBA?
Is Africa in a box

How do you trace a scatter plot?
Give the pencil to Michael J Fox


Take the approximate moral proportion
Of the probable problem of a pro-life abortion
Live like your data, and when you're all "set"
Put it all together and whatever you get...

It's new, it's new, it's new, it's new...
It's new math.

And if you made a factor tree
Of the factors that caused my girl to leave me
You'd have a tree...
Full of Asian porn.

See AL, see you later (C-A-L-C-U-LATOR)
Mathematical minds make industrial smog.
And what's the opposite of ln(x) (natural logarithm)
Duraflame – the unnatural log.


Support the farmers with a pro-tractor,
Link Kennedy and Lincoln with a common factor
Live like your data, and when you're all "set"
Put it all together and whatever you get...

Yeah it's new, it's new, it's new, it's new... It's new math.

Word problems!

If there's a fat guy in a pastry shop
With a twenty dollar bill and he's ready to buy,
In order to predict his volume change
You'll need to know the value of pi

And there's a metal train that's a mile long
And at the very back end a lightning bolt struck her,
How long 'til it reaches and kills the driver,
Provided that he's a good conductor,

And if ten percent of men are gay
And twenty percent of men are Chinese,
What are the odds that a man chosen at random
Spends his free time at mealtime while on his knees

And if Kim is half as old as Bobby
Who is two years older than twelve year old Tori,
For how many more 30 day months
Will their threesomes be considered statutory... rape

Because math can be sexy

Cause having sex is like quadratic expansion
If it can't be split then it's time to stop,
And having sex is like doing fractions,
It's improper for the larger one to be on top,

And having sex is like math homework,
I do it best when I'm alone in my bed.
And squaring numbers are just like women,
If they're under thirteen just do them in your head...

It's new math



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    UnregisteredMay 2, 2012 at 1:43 pm
    Xxy does not necessarily make a person have ambiguous genitalia (being hermaphroditic) the extra chrom. Is down syndrome and klienfelters but these can cause ambiguous genit. Also a circumcision removes the skin or hood of a penis not the end of it. What kind of operation did you have? The word problems are fairly obvious. As are the sexy ones. Lance armstrong has one ball and won the tour de france. Michael j has parkinsons meaning he is shaky. The nba thing is obvious as well, try multiplying. A factor tree is simple
    any other answers you need?
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    maggi12Jan 8, 2010 at 12:40 am
    Lmao I love this song its so funny
    somethings are lik border line racist but its not bad
    and as for -rx- dude calm the fuk down
    the song is not that really offensive
    I have leukemia
    I dnt find it offensive It gives me somethin to laugh about
    relax.
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    wayne-anaderNov 12, 2008 at 3:36 pm
    I love it! Its so random! Veary nice! (borat accent)
    I want more and that rx guy is a fagget. He don't realize that the people out their don't want us to feel sorry for them. They want to feel human and normal like we do and somtimes they need to laugh at ourselves. Our world is becoming too soft to other people. This world sucks.
    I love you bo! Keep doing what you do! Keep it sexy!
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    blake_03Nov 12, 2008 at 3:29 pm
    Dude. Rx. Seriously. Calm the freak down. Its just a song. These days rap is all about shooting people and rock is sometimes about scuicide and depression. Just because bo's songs cover alot in one doesn't mean he's making fun of them. Stand up comedians make people laugh at this. Are you against comedy? So maybe you should look at comedy period instead of cutting down bo burnhams music. Retard.
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    rebelmonkey09Oct 8, 2008 at 12:08 am
    -rx-.

    You just need to chill. We live in a society today where everybody is way to concerned with everybody else. I can understand if you don't like the song, but to which cancer and parkinson's on someone for providing comic relief to an unsubstantial topic, that's just weak. You need to grow some cojones.

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