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# There's Money In Mathematics

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Here are five mathematical words, each of which holds someone's money! Can you find it all?

1. diameter

2. mensuration

3. differential

4. polyhedron

5. triangular (or spherical)

Here's a bonus, but you'd have to travel to the Black Sea to spend it. Find it in:

6. logarithm

The Hints below give:

1. starting letters, then

2. countries where you would spend the money.

1. diameter

2. mensuration

3. differential

4. polyhedron

5. triangular (or spherical)

Here's a bonus, but you'd have to travel to the Black Sea to spend it. Find it in:

6. logarithm

The Hints below give:

1. starting letters, then

2. countries where you would spend the money.

### Hint

Each word contains a coin or unit of currency. Its letters are found in order, though not necessarily consecutively.The starting letters are:

1. D

2. E

3. R

4. Y

5. R

6. L

Scroll down for the next clue, which might make this too easy - the countries in which the currency is found.

1. USA

2. France

3. Brazil

4. Japan

5. Iran

6. Georgia

### Answer

1. DIaMEter - Dime2. mEnsURatiOn - Euro

3. diffeREntiAL - Real

4. polYhEdroN - Yen

5. tRIAnguLar - Rial

Bonus - well done if you got this...

6. LogARIthm - Lari

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