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# Technical Yahoo! Interview Questions

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Apr 8, 2015
 Given a single linked list , how would you find the middle of the linked list?1 AnswerYou start with two pointer with moves one node and two nodes respectively. When the second node reaches null the first node will be at the center of the linked list

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Feb 24, 2015
 Apache Pig Script, LCS type problem, Hadoop, Machine LearningBe the first to answer this question

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Oct 19, 2015
 The 100 locker question, flipping the random lockers. Implement a async job request type system, where a web request would come in, and hit multiple services and collect results, etc.Be the first to answer this question

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Mar 22, 2013
 Sorting and scalability related questionsBe the first to answer this question

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Nov 7, 2015
 Design an efficient and scalable elevator.Be the first to answer this question

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Jul 1, 2010
 use of optimized data structure to solve a algo problemBe the first to answer this question

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Jan 31, 2016
 About how random number generator, pseudo-random number generators work. The last one was finding K-largest numbers in an unsorted collection.1 AnswerI had no clue about RNG and PRNG, totally blanked out. I was expecting more questions on algorithms and data structures than probability. I answered the last one first by randomized selection algorithm then by using heap. The heap one is the ideal answer.

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Jul 27, 2014
 You have a 10x10x10 rubix cube. You paint the outside. How many cubes have paint on them?5 AnswersRubiix cubes were not made as 10x10x10!Assume paint outside = paint the 6 surfaces. it should be 6(8^2) + 4(8 x 3) + 8 corners.488Show More Responseswell only the outer shell has paint so here is an easy solution: 10^3 - 8^3Total Painted cubes on surface excluding edge cubes 64*6 Total cubes on edges excluding the corners 8*12 Total cubes on the corner or vertexes 8 So total painted cubes = 488

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Nov 9, 2011
 questions on OOPs features, abstract classBe the first to answer this question