View All num of num See all Photos Microsoft www.microsoft.com Engaged Employer Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 9.6k Reviews 32k Salaries 4.1k Interviews Follow Add Interview Follow Add Interview Interview Question Program Manager Interview(Student Candidate) Seattle, WA Microsoft You have a cake. How many straight cuts do you need to divide the cake into 8 equal pieces? Tags: See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Answer Interview Answer 5 Answers ▲ 0 ▼ didn't expect this question, but I got the answer. You should think about it. Interview Candidate on Sep 6, 2012 ▲ 2 ▼ With 4 straight cuts through 0, 45, 90, and 135 degreesYou can cut the cake into 8 equal pieces 4 on Sep 6, 2012 ▲ 13 ▼ It depends on the shape of the cake. smart guy on Sep 12, 2012 ▲ 12 ▼ 3First 0 degreeSecond 90 degreeNo I have 4 have equal parts.Third From the Centre height wise. (Z-axis)Now I have 8 equal parts. Rizwan on Sep 16, 2012 ▲ 0 ▼ ^ Agreed. You can also think of it as stacking 'em up. Can be done in 3 cuts. Ansewerer on Oct 21, 2012 Interviews > Program Manager > Microsoft Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.