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Product Manager Interview Austin, TX

The logic test asks if you had a Kit Kat candy bar with

  7 pieces (instead of the normal 4) and you needed to pay your employee one stick a day, and you can only make two breaks in the candy bar, how will you pay him?
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The answer is to break off one piece first and give it to the employee. Then break off two and give that to the employee and ask for the single one back. On the third day give the single one to the employee. On the fourth day give the remainding 4 sticks to the employee and ask for the 3 back. Then give the employee a single stick. The next day give the employee the stick of two, and ask for the single stick back and on the 7th day, give the employee the single stick.

Interview Candidate on Jan 11, 2013

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