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Here are 6 Letter Equations (6 LE). Can you guess what the letters stand for in these equations. The letters are the first letters to the word.

E.g. Question= 60 S in a M. Answer= 60 seconds in a minute

1) 9 P of SA

2) 1600 PA

3) 54 C in A

4) 10 DS

UPDATE: 5) 135 SS in R

HINT for 5): ∞ R L to R

6) 32 B of L

I am not sure what the most appropriate or correct tags would be for this sort of puzzle. Also, I'm not 100% certain that they are called letter equations.

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    $\begingroup$ No. 2 is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for anyone who needs it. Can't get any of the rest $\endgroup$
    – SGR
    Apr 6, 2016 at 10:18
  • $\begingroup$ no. 5. is still unanswered. $\endgroup$
    – LiamH
    Apr 6, 2016 at 10:42
  • $\begingroup$ I might have it now. If not could you give us a hint? $\endgroup$ Apr 6, 2016 at 10:54
  • $\begingroup$ see update on 5 ... and note the (vague) theme $\endgroup$
    – LiamH
    Apr 6, 2016 at 10:55
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    $\begingroup$ Ok I believe the theme to be places so now I need to work it out from there $\endgroup$ Apr 6, 2016 at 11:07

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Ok I have finally got them all. Here they are:

1:

9 provinces of South Africa

2:

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

3:

54 Countries in Africa

4:

10 Downing Street

5:

135 Spanish steps in Rome (credit Wu33o)

6:

32 Boroughs of London

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  • $\begingroup$ This is not the correct answer I am looking for. It is certainly 54 C in A. $\endgroup$
    – LiamH
    Apr 6, 2016 at 10:16
  • $\begingroup$ @LiamH okay I got one other anyway $\endgroup$ Apr 6, 2016 at 10:16
  • $\begingroup$ No.1 is correct $\endgroup$
    – LiamH
    Apr 6, 2016 at 10:17
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    $\begingroup$ Thanks @LiamH assuming it must be afica not asia $\endgroup$ Apr 6, 2016 at 13:58
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    $\begingroup$ Well, there's >1 W to S a C. $\endgroup$ Apr 6, 2016 at 14:55
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I think no. 3 is: (edited)

54 countries in Africa

The hint for no. 5 is:

All roads lead to Rome

So the answer to the question is:

135 Spanish Steps in Rome

@Beastly Gerbil, feel free to add it to your answer :)

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I think I have two of them.

3.

54 Countries in Africa

6.

32 Boroughs of London

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Partial answer:

9 provinces of south africa

1600 philadelphia avenue (address of white house)

10 downing street

32 boroughs of london

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