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Options a. 40

B. 49

C. 81

D. 50

The probable answer to this question is 49.

In the word DOCTOR, the number of alphabets is 6 and so its code is the square of the number of alphabets it has.

Similarly, in the word PATIENT, the number of alphabets is 7. So, its code will be the square of the number of alphabets it has i.e. 49.

Therefore 49 is the correct answer.

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