The mathemagician’s riddle:

The mathemagician has a riddle:

To count on me you can depend,
But count me and you’ll never end!

but preferring to make things more confusing, he adds this, by way of some examples:

I’m hidden in the weights, but not the scales,
I’m there amongst the stones, but not the pebbles,
I occur in this event, but not the others,
I’m in the moon in ether, but not the sun in formaldehyde.

The solution to the mathemagician’s riddle is the keyword for part iv
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