```
class Solution(object):
def minDistance(self, word1, word2):
m,n = len(word1), len(word2)
dp = [[0]*(n+1) for _ in range(m+1)]
for i in range(m+1):
dp[i][0] = i
for j in range(n+1):
dp[0][j] = j
for i in range(1, m+1):
for j in range(1, n+1):
if word1[i-1] == word2[j-1]:
dp[i][j] = dp[i-1][j-1]
else:
dp[i][j] = min(dp[i][j-1], dp[i-1][j]) + 1
return dp[m][n]
```