We can make numbers from the given digits. Let us see the rules.
Rule I. To get the smallest number, arrange the digits in ascending order from left to right.
Example: Write the smallest number using the digits 5, 2, 9, 3 and 1.
Solution:
The smallest number is 12,359.
Rule II. To get the greatest number, arrange the digits in descending order from left to right.
Example: Write the greatest number using the digits 7, 8, 6, 2 and 4.
Solution:
The greatest number is 87,642.
Rule III: If zero is one of the digits while forming the smaller number, it is written in place after the highest place.
Example: Using the digits 7, 2, 3, 0 and 5, write the smallest number.
Solution: The smallest number is 20,357.
Example:
Write the smallest number and the greatest number using the digits 4, 3, 3, 8 and 7.
Solution:
The smallest number is 33,478.
The greatest number is 87,433.
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