This is the very first puzzle in the Only Connect puzzle book.

What’s the connection?

Reunion of broken parts


Measurement of the Earth

Triangle measurement


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They are branches of mathematics.

Algebra - Reunion of broken parts is the literal Arabic translation

Calculus - Pebble is the literal Latin translation

Geometry - Measurement of the earth is the literal Greek translation

Trigonometry - Triangle measurement is the literal Greek translation

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    $\begingroup$ rot13(Trbzrgel vf Terrx sbe zrnfherzrag bs gur rnegu (ab crooyr). Pnyphyhf vf Yngva sbe crooyr. Gurer'f ab rnegu va gevt.) $\endgroup$
    – caPNCApn
    Jan 21, 2023 at 17:53
  • $\begingroup$ @cap Thanks. I think I got confused by the original layout of the puzzle. Should have seen it though. $\endgroup$ Jan 22, 2023 at 9:22
  • $\begingroup$ No idea why you got a downvote. It's a good answer. $\endgroup$
    – Simd
    Jan 22, 2023 at 12:13

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