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What is the area of a 16 sided regular polygon with sides of length L ?

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area = L^2/tan(2*pi/32) ~= 5*L^2

area = 16*(L^2/tan(2*pi/32)/2) ~= 40*L^2

Area of a regular polygon A = 1/4 *n*l^2*cot(pi/n) Where n is the number of sides = 16, l is the length of a side = L Therefore A = 1/4*16*L^2 * cot(pi/16) = 20.10*L^2.

Do you have experience traveling outside of the US.

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Describe a confrontational situation you under went and your solution.

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Interpret a seismic profile + explain basin development from exploration to production

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What do you like to do for fun in your free time

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They asked about and D's or F's or Withdrawals on Academic Transcript (reasoning, what you did about it later, etc.).

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Any difficulty to face a challenge?

Nothing to specific other than describing my past experience. All questions based on technical geophysical skills, no SituationTaskActionResults questions on people skills.

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Question from Imaging department. How do you see yourself in 5 years?

Most of the interviewers asked me very few questions, we mostly we just talked about what they did and the company

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