Posted by **Michaela** on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 9:44pm.

Vanna Black pays money for vowels. If consonants are worth nothing and the following words are worth the following amounts, then find the value of each vowel. All vowels are worth the same amount in each but each vowel has a different value.

Audacious=$260

Equivocation=$340

Inimitable=$255

Onomatopoeia=$435

Unambiguous=$225

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**Marth**, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 9:52pm
Let a be the value of "a", e be the value of "e", etc. for i, o, and u.

Audacious has a u a i o u = 260. So 2a+i+o+2u = 260.

Do the same for the other 4 words; you have 5 equations for 5 variables.

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