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Interview Question

C++ Developer Interview Sydney

If you have 2 ropes that both take 60 minutes to burn

  through each. How can you time 45 minutes?(ropes are different lengths and burn inconsistently)

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Light one rope on both ends and the other at one end. As the first rope burns through (30min) start the other end of the second rope(further 15min)

Interview Candidate on 19 Nov 2019

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