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Senior Technical Engineer Interview Irvine, CA

Tom is chasing Jerry again. Tom can run 1.5m/s and Jerry

  can run 1m/s. Jerry's mouse hole is 2m away. Tom runs into the couch and is entangled, getting free requires 1.5 sec. Will Jerry make it to the mouse hole? You have four min to answer, and can answer as many times as you'd like.
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There is no wrong answer. The question is designed to see what you'll do when presented with a problem that has a limited number of known answers. I did the math and answered Jerry will make it.

What they are looking to see is how quickly you'll say Yes, No or No, Yes.

Interview Candidate on Jan 26, 2012

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