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[LUCKY10] Little Elephant and Orderby Wiki

**Problem link: **https://www.codechef.com/problems/LUCKY10

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You are given two strings **A** and **B** consisting of digits 0 to 9 and of length **n**. You create a string **C** from **A** and **B** as follows:

- Re-order the strings
**A**and**B**in any way you want. - i-th digit of
**C**is given by**C[i] = max{A[i], B[i]}**. - Remove all digits from
**C**that are not 4 or 7.

You want to find the string **C** which is the *lexicographically* greatest possible string among all the strings that can be obtained from the given strings **A **and **B **by the described process.

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- Number of test cases T <= 10,000
- Sum of n over all test cases <= 200,000

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**Hint 1: **

We want the lexicographically largest possible string C as possible. C consists of 4's and 7's. We can rearrange digits of numbers A and B as we want. What does all of this imply in terms of digits of C?

**Hint 2: **

It implies that we can always ensure all the 7's in C appear first, and then all the 4's.

Given this, what does the problem reduce to?

**Hint 3: **

The problem reduces the maximizing the number of 7's in C. And then the number of 4's.

How do we achieve that?

**Hint 4:**

Be greedy in arranging the digits of A and B such that we get as many 7's as possible. Then be greedy in arranging the digits of A and B such that we get as many 4's as possible.

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**Problem in short: **

You are given two strings **A** and **B** consisting of digits 0 to 9 and of length **n**. You create a string **C** from **A** and **B** as follows:

- Re-order the strings
**A**and**B**in any way you want. - i-th digit of
**C**is given by**C[i] = max{A[i], B[i]}**. - Remove all digits from
**C**that are not 4 or 7.

You want to find the string **C** which is the *lexicographically* greatest possible string among all the strings that can be obtained from the given strings **A **and **B **by the described process.

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- n <= 20,000
- Number of test cases T <= 10,000
- Sum of n over all test cases <= 200,000

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