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Interview Question

Interview(Student Candidate) Boston, MA

If you have a gold bar that is equally marked into 7 equal

  pieces, and you need to pay an employee 1/7 of the gold piece per day, and you only have two cuts to make to the gold bar, how do you pay him properly.

Interview Answer

1 Answer


cut the bar along the 1/7 and 3/7 lines. Day one, you give him the first 1/7. Day 2, the 2/7 and take back the first 1/7. Day three, add the 1/7 back. Day 4, give them the 4/7 slice, take back stuff from before. Day 5, add the 1/7 again/ Day 6, take back the 1/7 and add the 2/7. Day 7, give all

Interview Candidate on Mar 3, 2011

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