# [Solved] Given a string text, you want to use the characters of text to form as many instances of the word “balloon” as possible. You can use each character in text at most once. Return the maximum number of instances that can be formed.

## Question

Given a string `text`, you want to use the characters of `text` to form as many instances of the word “balloon” as possible.

You can use each character in `text` at most once. Return the maximum number of instances that can be formed.

Example 1:

```Input: text = "nlaebolko"
Output: 1
```

Example 2:

```Input: text = "loonbalxballpoon"
Output: 2
```

Example 3:

```Input: text = "leetcode"
Output: 0
```

Constraints:

• `1 <= text.length <= 104`
• `text` consists of lower case English letters only.

## Python Solution

```class Solution:
def maxNumberOfBalloons(self, text: str) -> int:
c=collections.Counter(text)
return min(c['b'],c['a'],c['l']//2,c['o']//2,c['n'],)``` ##### Abhishek Sharma

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