# recursive algorithm Interview Questions

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May 9, 2012

### Interview Question for Software Engineer at Facebook:

 “You are given an integer N and an integer M. You are supposed to write a method void findBestCoinsThatMinimizeAverage(int N, int M) that prints the best collection of N coins that minimize the…”

May 4, 2012

### Interview Question for Anonymous at Disqus:

 “Write a Unix glob implementation in python. Globbing lets you use * for zero or more characters, ? for a single character, [] for a character range.”

Apr 27, 2012

### Interview Question for Software Engineer at TripAdvisor:

 “Write a program that given 4 coin denominations and a dollar amount finds the best way to express that amount using the coins given.I.e. you have coins with denominations of 1c, 7c, 13c,19c and you…”
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Apr 3, 2012

### Interview Question for Anonymous at TripAdvisor:

 “The 2nd interview was a coding exercise with the following premise: Given a destination page and a page with all the links embedded in it, write a function that determines if the destination is…”

Apr 3, 2012

### Interview Question for Anonymous at TripAdvisor:

 “The 1st interview was with a high-level manager. I was given the requirements for a "source code management" system.I was asked to detail the kinds of objects to build and what the database…”

Feb 8, 2012

### Interview Question for Anonymous at Zynga:

 “How do you find the max depth of a binary tree?”

Nov 17, 2011

### Interview Question for Software Engineer at Meebo:

 “Write a function for mutliply(a,b), where a and b are both positive integers, but you can only use the + or - operators.”

Nov 17, 2011

### Interview Question for Software Engineer at Meebo:

 “Write the function nqueens(num_rows, num_cols, num_queens) -- where num_rows and num_cols is the size of an arbitrary chess board. Function returns "true" if there exists a way to place "num_queens…”

Nov 11, 2011

### Interview Question for Senior Consultant at Ciber:

 “Describe a case where you would need to use a cursor to return records from a table.”

Feb 7, 2011

### Interview Question for Anonymous at Facebook:

 “Implement a power function to raise a double to an int power, including negative powers.”

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