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Using Wildcards to Search



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Wildcards

A wildcard can be used to leave out a letter in the middle of a word. A question mark (?) is used. The computer will fill in letters to make new words.

A search for:

might give you:

cat
cot
cut

 

A search for:

might give you:

cart
cast
cent
chat
coat
colt

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