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February 16th, 2012, 11:33 AM  #1  
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2010 Posts: 205 Thanks: 0  Interview questions
These came up for a job interview and they had to be answered relatively quickly (most of them should be answered within one minute): Quote:
 
February 16th, 2012, 01:50 PM  #2  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 406  Re: Interview questions Hello, daigo! A job interview for what profession? . . . NASA consultat? There is a typo in #1 . . . it should have Quote: I can do this . . . but only because I taught Trigonometry for years and years. The average job applicant doesn't have a prayer! Quote:
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February 17th, 2012, 10:25 AM  #3  
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 8,762 Thanks: 607  Re: Interview questions Quote:
algorithm (?æl???r?ð?m) maths, a recursive procedure whereby an infinite sequence of terms can be generated Hmmm.... Read 1st word : A$ = 1st word Dowhile A$<>"blank" x = length(A$) For n = x to 1 step 1 Print A$(pos(n)) Next n Print " " (leave space between words!) Read next word : A$ = next word After I leave, my application "accidentally" falls in the waste paper basket  

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