By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert LAY into EGG in the fewest steps possible. Good luck!

L A Y
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E G G

Here is a six-step SOLUTION.

A SIX-STEP SOLUTION:

LAY > BAY > BAA > BRA > ERA > ERG > EGG

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