What is the highest scoring Scrabble word possible? It is possible to make bacalaos which scores 12 points.
Using that start with 'b' and include 'lao', what is the longest word one could construct? The largest word you could assemble from the specified combination is bacalaos, which has 8 characters.
How many viable words can you make using the specified combination? On this list of that start with 'b' and contain 'lao', you have 6 entries that are available altogether.