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- Category: reference
- Tags: Fundamentals, Strings, Data Types, Arrays, Numbers
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Given a string of words, you need to find the highest scoring word.
Each letter of a word scores points according to its position in the alphabet:
a = 1, b = 2, c = 3 etc.
You need to return the highest scoring word as a string.
If two words score the same, return the word that appears earliest in the original string.
All letters will be lowercase and all inputs will be valid.
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