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POW – Disarm A Bomb with Water

You are police officer who just showed up to a crime scene where the instructions for disarming a bomb are left.  The bomb is sitting in front of a large fountain of water.  Also, two large bottles are near the bomb.  One bottle has a capacity of 5.2 gallons while Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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POW Answer – Unnamed Function #1

The answer to last week’s Problem of the Week is that the following definitions represent the factorial of the given non-negative integer: Mathematical Definition Function Definition Condition unnamed(n) = 1 if n = 0 n × unnamed(n – 1) if n > 0 JavaScript Definition function unnamed(n) { if(n == Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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POW – True, False & Random

This Problem of the Week is another logic problem. It is a variation of the famous puzzle off of which the True and False POW was based. The answer to this question will not be revealed until Sunday at 12:00 AM EST can be found here. Problem of the Week You Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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POW – Unnamed Function #1

This Problem of the Week involves determining the identity of a well-known mathematical function by examining the algorithm used on the input number to produce the output.  The function will only accept integers that are greater than or equal to zero. The following is the mathematical definition of the function: Function Definition Condition Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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POW – Working Together

Both Don and Juan and are given a task on which they must work together to complete in a timely fashion. It takes Don 75 minutes to do the job by himself. It takes Juan 60 minutes to do the job by himself. At their speed, how long would it Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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POW – True & False

This Problem of the Week is a logic problem. It is based off of a famous puzzle which is world renowned. As usual, the answer to this question will not be revealed until Sunday at 12:00 AM EST. The answer can be found here. Problem of the Week You are Read more…

By Chris West, ago