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3 flowers - 1 rose, 1 daisy and 1 tulip

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The solution is quite simple, if you start with the “All but 2” first: Roses = All but 2 = Two flowers are not a rose; one tulip, one daisy Daisies = All but 2 = Two flowers are not a daisy; one rose, one tulip Tulips = All but 2 = Two flowers are not a tulip; one rose, one daisy Answer: One rose, one daisy, one tulip. Less

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I would say, "Do you consider three flowers to be a bouquet?"

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The answer is 18 minutes. It made sense to me to sketch a timeline showing the 3 components of time given in the problem that add up to the 120 minute total span. (X = minutes before 5pm, 30 min gap, and 4X is time between 3pm and the start of the 30 min gap.) Visually and chronologically it would look something like: 3pm --> 4X --> 30 min --> X --> 5pm. So then algebraically, the equation is 4X + 30 min + X = 120 min. Therefore 5X = 90 or X = 18. Less

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18 mins before 5 = 4:42. 30 before 4:42 puts the time at 4:12. There are 72 minutes between 3 and 4:42 divided by 4 is 18. So the answer is 18 mins before 5pm. Less

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That last explanation seems like you need to know the answer before you even start trying to solve. My solution is as follows: 30 minutes before 5 is 4:30 leaving 90 minutes between 3 and then. The remaining time needs to be split into an interval so that x4 exists. The most logical interval would be in 5ths because the 4 proceeding intervals would be 4x greater then the following. 90/5=18 for each interval. 18 being four times less then 72 minutes proceeding it. This literally look me about a minute and a half to reason through, which I'm assuming the interviewer would not want to sit through. Guess I would fail. Less

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40 cents... it's 20 cents per vowel, not 10.

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40 cents. 20 cents for each cents.

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I would ask the interviewer to rank his fruit in order of what his favorite was. If a pear was his favorite I would charge 20% price increase on the grapefruit, which would put the pear at 96 cents. If he is willing to pay for grapefruit at 80 cents but he would rather have a pear, he would most likely be happy to purchase the pear at a margin increase. Pricing depends on the who, why, and where of sell/buying the product. "Under the same circumstances” can be taken creatively or mathematically depending on how you look at the circumstances. There is no right or wrong answer, it a question to see how your mind works when asked to solve a problem. I base the circumstances on the environment, the people and problem on hand. So I would want to understand more about why he wanted to know how much a pear cost, whether he was hungry, if it was for him, ect… and then appropriately price the pear based on the demand of the individual the environment and the situation. Less

Project Manager/Implementation Consultant was asked...26 January 2011

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I posted the question, sorry, I should have answered it. You pick a piece from the basket labeled "mixed." This is because you know it is labeled wrong (every basket is). So, if you pull out an orange you know that the basket holds only oranges. Now you have one basket figured out, and you know the remaining two are also mislabeled, so you switch their labels and you're done. Less

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The question should state that the label always lie. If the label says "Apple Only" it could be "Mixture" or "Orange only" So the one labeled "Mixture" is either "Apple Only" or "Orange Only". So you choose Mixture and what ever fruit you get is the label that is correct. Then switch the other two. Less

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All of the answers are close but not entirely correct. Any box is labeled incorrectly. Choose the mixture box. If you pick out an orange, it is necessarily an orange only box. The other two must only be the mixture or apples only. The mislabeld apples only box must be the mixture because it is mislabeled and there are only 2 other choices left. The last box is the mixture. This is the order in which you must think, although the particular fruit you pick up first could be either apple or orange. Less

Project Manager/Implementation Consultant was asked...28 January 2014

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600 is the number of his house. He bought 3 numbers.

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Apparently they bought 3 of whatever it was and stole 597. This was just his fancy one-liner before he held up the store. Haha, I feel like this answer fits the description really well but it probably isn't the right one. Less

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The man needed to put his address on his house. 600 was his address. So he bought 3 numbers. A six and two zeros. Each number cost his one dollar. Less

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The answer is two, because apples has two vowels in it. The number corresponds with the vowels Less

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Assuming the question provides all of the relevant information, the answer is "zero". Less

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Though because the question does not provide any directly relevant information, besides a pattern within the wording, the answer will definitely not be zero. Less

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When would i like to start? Provide the best answer to which you can start.

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Apparently no right answer here. Threw me for a loop though.

Implementation Project Manager was asked...19 March 2010

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I think it's important to keep in mind the purpose of these presentations, which is not to necessarily test your knowledge. You are presenting to show multiple facets of who you are and how you handle certain situations. (How do you react when you don't know the answer? How much research did you do to get the information that you have?) Less

Implementation Project Manager was asked...8 September 2015

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I gently spoke with them one on one until I discovered the root cause of their concern, got their concurrence, and then handled their legitimate concern as a project risk. Less

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I gently speack with them while I'm trying to find out

Project Manager/Implementation Consultant was asked...1 December 2011