The letters of the word 'LOVE ' are written in all possible order and these words are written out as in a dictionary. Find the rank of the word 'LOVE '?

Asked by bneelaksha | 9th Apr, 2015, 09:40: PM

Expert Answer:

The number of words starting with E is 3!=6 (all arrangements of L, O and V)
In dictionary, before the word LOVE, The words following words starting with 'L' will come:
LEOV
LEVO
LOEV
Hence, total number of words before the word LOVE is 9.
Hence, the rank of the word LOVE is 10.

Answered by satyajit samal | 10th Apr, 2015, 01:13: PM