What do you get when mixing

Aluminium, Neon, Nitrogen, Sulfur, Titanium, Vanadium,

and two math ingredients

$\lim_{n\to\infty}(1+\dfrac{1}{n})^n $ and (degree,?,seconds)


don't ask why.

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2 Answers 2


The mix is

VALENTINE'S, which is today!

The chemical elements and mathematical clues

all resolve to single letters/symbols or bigrams: AL, NE, N, S, TI, V for the elements; E and ' (as in minute) for the math.

Then, we “mix” these ingredients by

anagramming them to form a word or phrase that would make thematic sense. Of all the possible anagrams, VALENTINE'S is most appropriate here.

  • $\begingroup$ Note: I came up with this independently from @WeatherVane’s answer, but go upvote them as well! $\endgroup$
    – HTM
    Commented Feb 14, 2020 at 18:36
  • $\begingroup$ @WeatherVane We do have different interpretations of the second mathematical element though, so it’s up to the OP to decide which one of us got it right :) $\endgroup$
    – HTM
    Commented Feb 14, 2020 at 18:38
  • $\begingroup$ I could say there might be a better answer yet: things can always be better.... but don't dare to say that today. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 14, 2020 at 18:39
  • $\begingroup$ Yeah, your interpretation of the second math symbol is correct, unfortunately the rework of my post did not highlight "and don't ask why", which is part of the question. I consider your answer as correct, I'm sure it is easy to complete and just cosmetic.I give credit to both of you. $\endgroup$
    – ThomasL
    Commented Feb 14, 2020 at 18:43
  • $\begingroup$ I can see now where you get the rot13(ncbfgebcur) but I can't really see the relevance of the math expression (although I know what its value is). $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 14, 2020 at 18:44

My answer is

Valentines X

The chemical symbols:
Al Aluminium
Ne Neon
N Nitrogen
S Sulfur
Ti Titanium
V Vanadium

and the mathematical symbols $e$ and $x$

make an anagram of alnenstivex

The mathematical expression has the value $1$ and the missing word is minute
so perhaps that part means

for one minute ?
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