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shabbir 7Aug2009 19:08

Burning candle | 7 Aug 2009
 
You have 2 candles which last for 1 hour each. How can you measure 90 mins without the help of any clock or any scale.

This was the question asked in one of Tech companies interview.

anju.hifi 7Aug2009 19:10

Re: Burning candle
 
First light up the two ends of the 1st candle. When it will burn out light up one end of the second candle. (30+60=90)

anju.hifi 7Aug2009 19:15

Re: Burning candle
 
it was in infosys paper

SaswatPadhi 7Aug2009 19:18

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Cool !! Congrats again, anju.hifi :)
(You answered both the questions :D)

:cheers:

Mridula 7Aug2009 19:28

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Yes. it is a interview question!!

congrats anju.hifi !!

Saket 7Aug2009 20:22

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Congrs anju.hifi this was nice question.

nimesh 7Aug2009 20:24

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Congrats Anju :)

rik625 8Aug2009 05:11

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Nice one, congrats anju :)

anju.hifi 8Aug2009 07:42

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Thank you so much to all of you.. :)

mayjune 8Aug2009 18:34

Re: Burning candle | 7 Aug 2009
 
congrats, nice question....


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