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Aug 21, 2011
 Would you take 10 to 1 odds that a coin will land on heads 4 times in a row?1 AnswerNo, there is a 1/16 chance that it will land on heads 4 times in a row, so the expected return of each trial given 10 to 1 odds is only 10/16. You would need at least 16 to 1 odds in order to break even or make money on each trial.

Apr 9, 2011
 It's 6:15 what's the angle between the small and the big hand on a clock.1 Answer90° between 3 and 6 + one quarter of the degrees made by the small hand in one hour. 360/12=30° in one hour so 7,5° in 15min So 97.5°.

Aug 21, 2011
 What is 9*25?1 AnswerI answered it by saying 10 times 25 is 250, minus 25 is 225.

Aug 31, 2015

Sep 1, 2010
 (While looking at my transcript) Which class did you get your worst grade in? Why? Do you regret taking the class?1 AnswerI was very busy doing other things, as shown on my resume, and even though I did not get a good grade I still learned a lot.

May 4, 2015

Sep 28, 2010
 Describe a situation where you were working with a team and had to overcome some sort of challenge.1 AnswerYou should have an answer prepared before the interview for these types of questions.

Oct 5, 2014
 How would you query this SQL? They gave me two tables, one with a primary key, and one without; and asked to retrieve some columns from the first table joined with columns from the second1 AnswerUsing Select, Left Join, etc.