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# Smallest and Largest numbers

Forming the smallest and the largest numbers using the given digits

Forming the smallest and the largest numbers using the given digits.

1. To write the smallest number using the given digits only once.

a) When none of the digits is zero, we arrange the digits in ascending order and form the number.

EXAMPLE

The smallest 4 digit number using the digits

4, 2, 9 and 7 is 2479

b) When one of the digits is zero, we arrange the digits in ascending order and put zero at second place from extreme left while forming the number.

EXAMPLE

The smallest 4 digit number using the digits 1, 7, 5, 0 is 1057.

2. To write the greatest number using the given digits only once, we arrange the digits in descending order and form the number.

EXAMPLE

The greatest 5 digit number using the digits 5, 1, 7 and 9 is 9751.

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