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Summer Internship Interview Hyderabad

(Puzzle - not asked to me but to others) Burning rope. A

  non -uniform rope burn fully in 1 hour. You have two ropes and have to measure 45 minutes. You also have a lighter

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Trick is to burn ropes from both sides.

Interview Candidate on 24-Apr-2013

Burn 1st rope from both sides and 2nd from only one side. When the 1st rope finishes, burn the other side of 2nd rope also. When 2nd rope finishes, it measures 45 minutes

Prashant gupta on 27-Jun-2013

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