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

W H E A T
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B R E A D

Here is a six-step SOLUTION.

A FIVE-STEP SOLUTION:

WHEAT > CHEAT > CLEAT > BLEAT > BLEAK > BREAK > BREAD

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