# Alphabet Numbers Puzzle - Solution

## The Puzzle:

## Our Solution:

Largest: FIVE THOUSAND

Smallest: ZERO or NOUGHT

Or: MINUS FORTY (allowing negative numbers)

These are the smallest and largest possible numbers.

And for our Indian friends:

From Chiranjeev: the largest number is TEN LAC, and smallest is MINUS FORTY LAC.

From Krishna Sai Vootla: the largest number is FORTY LAKHS

Smallest: ZERO or NOUGHT

Or: MINUS FORTY (allowing negative numbers)

These are the smallest and largest possible numbers.

And for our Indian friends:

From Chiranjeev: the largest number is TEN LAC, and smallest is MINUS FORTY LAC.

From Krishna Sai Vootla: the largest number is FORTY LAKHS

Puzzle Author: Stephen Froggatt