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Chapter 12. Using the Dictionary Less an... > Exercise #4 for Practice - Pg. 19

Using the Dictionary Less and Enjoying It More 19 If the first letters of two words are the same, you must go to the second letter to put the words in correct order. For example, every would appear before extra because the letter v appears before the letter x in the alphabet. Exercise #3 for Practice Put the following words in alphabetical order in the spaces below. You can check your answers at the end of this section when you have completed the exercise. city credit cent consult cape cute 1.1. ________________ cape; 1.2. ________________ cent; 1.3. ________________ city; 1.4. ________________ consult; 1.5. ________________ credit; 1.6. ________________ cute If the first two letters of two or more words are the same, you must go to the third letter to place the words in correct alphabetical order. If the third letters are the same you must go to the fourth letter, and so on. Exercise #4 for Practice Put the following words in alphabetical order in the spaces below. Check your answers at the end of the section. when why what where whom while 1.1. ________________ what; 1.2. ________________ when; 1.3. ________________ where; 1.4. ________________ while; 1.5. ________________ whom;