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Is there a six-letter word? (Posted on 2005-05-03) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Make the longest word you can make out of these six letters:
A, E, I, N, S, T.

Rules:

  1. No letter may be used twice.
  2. No other letter or symbol may be used.
  3. It must be a common English word.
  4. No proper nouns.

See The Solution Submitted by Dustin    
Rating: 3.0000 (7 votes)

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re: Some thoughts and Clarified solution | Comment 9 of 21 |
(In reply to Some thoughts by nikki)

(Also in reply to Clarified solution by Penny)

Penny, your solution answers idea 'b' in nikki's thoughts.  But I have found one that answers that part with a number of letters that is greater than 12.  Idea 'b' is, in fact, what I originally had intended for this problem.

Perhaps idea 'a' could be an extension to the problem.  Or, if someone is really daring, that person could try a combination of a&b.  Good luck to that person!

Edited on May 3, 2005, 11:41 pm

Edited on May 3, 2005, 11:41 pm
  Posted by Dustin on 2005-05-03 23:37:06

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