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Math spelling (Posted on 2013-03-04) Difficulty: 2 of 5
What is the smallest number whose English name contains all five vowels, each one exactly once?

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Some Thoughts re(4): Quick guess and some other ideas. | Comment 6 of 9 |
(In reply to re(3): Quick guess and some other ideas. by Ady TZIDON)

I apologize for the misspelling. The correct spelling is quaternion (no 'r' in the first syllable).

Collin's English Dictionary gives the definition:
2. another word for quaternary (sense 5).
5. the number four or a set of four

WordNet supports this definition with its own:
the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

Thus quaternion is considered an alternate name for the number 4.

  Posted by Dej Mar on 2013-03-06 12:40:45
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