Interview Question

Interview Chicago, IL

“Given the numbers 1 to 1000, what is the minimum numbers

  guesses needed to find a specific number if you are given the hint "higher" or "lower" for each guess you make.”
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I found 1 of the questions on their test here: http://www.math.ku.dk/~rolf/teaching/mfe03/mfe03.soln.pdf

Interview Candidate on Sep 19, 2012
3

Is this 10? 2^10 > 1000 and 2^9 < 1000?

Delusion on Oct 6, 2012
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The answer is 1. Read the question carefully. It asks for the minimum # of guesses for a number between 1 and 1000. If you guessed the # right the first time, you don't need to guess again.

Crazy on Nov 28, 2012
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Crazy is craziness

Anonymous on Jan 26, 2013
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idt

bhj on Mar 22, 2013
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9

Anonymous on Nov 30, 2014

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