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Software Engineer(Internship) Interview

Find the nearest palindrome for a given integer


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Offered two solutions, one was the brute force approach where you search from the integer until you find a palindrome. Second was to reverse the the first half of the integer and replace the second half with the reversed half.

Interview Candidate on Oct 24, 2017

i got this exact same question, so it may have been scripted. Your approach isn't 100% correct but mostly so that may have been why you got rejected.

Anonymous on Aug 2, 2018

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