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Anonymous Interview Redwood City, CA

Then there are the brain teaser questions that test how

  well you can think outside-the-box. Here's one, how do you get 8 equally-sized pieces of a birthday cake from only 3 straight cuts?
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The picture drawn on the white board is a 2-D circle, and the trick is to think in 3-D -- i.e. a dividing cut along the x-, y-, and z-axis yields 8 equal parts

Interview Candidate on Nov 29, 2012

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