Game with String
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Given a string s of lowercase alphabets and a number k, the task is to print the minimum value of the string after removal of ‘k’ characters. The value of a string is defined as the sum of squares of the count of each distinct character.

Example 1:

Input: s = abccc, k = 1
Output: 6
We remove c to get the value as 12 + 12 + 22


Example 2:

Input: s = aabcbcbcabcc, k = 3
Output: 27
Explaination: We remove two 'c' and one 'b'. 
Now we get the value as 32 + 32 + 32.

Your Task:
You do not need to read input or print anything. Your task is to complete the function minValue() which takes s and k as input parameters and returns the minimum possible required value.


Expected Time Complexity: O(N*logN)  where N is the length of string
Expected Auxiliary Space: O(N)


1 ≤ k ≤ |string length| ≤ 100

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