### In a certain language, ‘FORCE’ is coded as ‘83052’, ‘GAMES’ is coded as ‘42761’, ‘FORUM’ is coded as ‘08957’. What is the code for ‘C’ in that code language?

a) 8

b) 3

c) 2

d) 5

Ans : b) 3

SSC GD 20 Feb 2024 (Shift I)

## Solution

### Given:

**FORCE**→**83052****FORUM**→**08957****GAMES**→**42761**

### Step-by-Step :

**Identify Common Letters and Codes**:- In
**FORCE**and**FORUM**, the common letters are**F, O, R**. - The corresponding common codes are
**8, 0, 5**.

- In
**Determine Codes for C and E in FORCE**:- For
**FORCE**, the remaining letters are**C**and**E**, with corresponding codes**3**and**2**. - So,
**CE could be 3,2 or 2,3**.

- For
**E**is common between**FORCE**and**GAMES**, and**E**is coded as**2****Code for C**: The remaining letter**C**code is remaining number 3.