Vijai Prabhudass ([email protected])
Thu, 23 Jul 1998 14:19:31 -0400
Check this Out
A friend Sent Thi to me
Can Anyone Figure It Out
> > Try this test which Microsoft tested on 50 prospective employees. NONE
> > of the 50 people were able to solve in five minutes.
> > U2 has a concert that starts in 17 minutes and they must all cross a
> > bridge to get there. All four men being on the same side of the bridge.
> > You have to figure out a way that they get across to the other side in
> > time for the concert.
> > Here are the rules:
> > There is one flashlight. A maximum of 2 people can cross at one time.
> > Any party who crosses the bridge( either 1 or 2 people ) must have the
> > flashlight with them. The flashlight must be walked back and forth, it
> > cannot be thrown,etc...
> > Each band member walks at a different rate. A pair must walk together at
> > the rate of the slower man's pace.
> > Bono: 1 minute to cross
> > Edge: 2 minutes to cross
> > Adam: 5 minutes to cross
> > Larry: 10 minutes to cross
> > For example: If Bono and Larry walk across first, 10 minutes have
> > elapsed when they get to the other side of the bridge. If Larry returns
> > with the flashlight, a total of 20 minutes have elapsed and you have
> > failed and will not be hired by Microsoft.
> > There is no trick. it can be done.
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