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Logical Question-very Good

  1. Nov 4, 2004 #1
    The letters of the word 'ought' are rearranged to form new words irrespective to the meanings. A dictionary is made in which the word are arranged alphabetically. Find the rank of the word ought in the dictionary.
    Hence also find the rank of the word tough in the same dictionary.

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  3. Nov 4, 2004 #2


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    rank of ought = (24*2)+(6*3)+1 = 67
    rank of tough = (24*3)+(6*2)+(2*2)+1 = 89

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