Shortest common superstring

Problem Setter: raghav_aggiwal Problem Tester: dhruvi

Given a set of strings. Find the length of smallest string which
has all the strings in the set as substring

1) 1 <= Number of strings <= 18
2) Length of any string in the set will not exceed 100.

Input: [“abcd”, “cdef”, “fgh”, “de”]
Output: 8 (Shortest string: “abcdefgh”)

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