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What are 5 different variables of a coil spring you can change to affect spring force?

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Material, wire diameter, wire cross sectional shape, coil diameter, coil length

5 different variables that can affect the springs force. 1.) Wire length 2.) Coil pitch 3.) Wire cross-sectional shape 4.) Material of the coil 5.) Coil diameter

1. WD 2. OD 3. Active coils 4. Material 5. Free Height

You have 2 pieces of rope, each of which burns from one end to the other in 30 minutes (no matter which end is lit). If different pieces touch, the flame will transfer from one to the other. You cannot assume any rope properties that were not stated. Given only 1 match, can you time 45 minutes?

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Partition an array in such way zeros to be moved on the left side of the array, other numbers on the right side of the array. Extra storage not allowed, only in-place.

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Write a function in Java that will take a sorted array of ints, possibly with duplicates, and compact the array removing all the duplicate numbers. That is, if the contains the numbers - 1, 3, 7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 9, 10, then when the function returns, the contents should be - 1, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10. Be sure your answer is as efficient as possible. Describe the efficiency of your algorithm using big O notation.

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fair, lot of position related tech questions. Given a string "Keyword" find whether the characters exist in a String "Target" in the same order but not necessarily next to each other Keyword cat aaa Target cbate abcde Output YES NO

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Design a data structure to store sparse 2D matrix which contains only 0 or 1. then write function to add 2 such matrix.

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Some probability question 1) given a rand5() function which provide a random number between 1-5 at equal probability. Write a rand7() fuction to provide a random number between 1-7 with equal probability...

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None.. All questions were simple. Reverse a linked list, find a duplicate node in the linked list, etc

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None I could think of, I prepared everything from careercup yahoo questions and programming interviews book. I dint had an offer during the time I was writing this. 1. find right cousin of a given node. 2. simple oop and data structure questions. and lots of simple questions checking my ability to handle things in log(n) complexity. 3. binary search - took me into situation I wrote code in 3 diff, prog. lang's

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which is hard to fix -- setup violation or hold violation? And why?

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