Epic Systems Interview Question Software Engineer / Developers


Country: India
Interview Type: Phone Interview


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40 = 20* number of vowels

- Cerberuz on August 20, 2012 | Flag Reply
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Me too

- Godwin on October 08, 2012 | Flag
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I'd walk out of there if they gave me that question with a straight face.

- Martin on August 20, 2012 | Flag Reply
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Me too

- The Artist on November 27, 2012 | Flag
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1
of 1 vote

Me too.. This question is humiliating

- Amit on December 30, 2012 | Flag
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1
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Me too.

- sexydude on April 08, 2013 | Flag
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apple, 2 vowels=2*20=40
banana, 3 vowels=3*20=60
grapefruit, 4 vowels=4*20=80
pear, 2 vowels=2*20=40

- Birbal on August 21, 2012 | Flag Reply
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3
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40=20*2

- shravan40 on August 20, 2012 | Flag Reply
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0
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how you come with multiplying factor?

- Anonymous on October 05, 2012 | Flag
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2
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Seems like if you're sorting in 20 cent increments and this is the entire set of fruits,

If you sorted 'em by alphabetical order, pear could be $1.

If you wanted to do it by word length, pear could be 20 cents for having the least letters.

And then if you wanted to make it 20 cents per vowel... 40 cents.

- BuckleUpSpanky on August 28, 2012 | Flag Reply
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1
of 1 vote

Pears are for eating. Really people, go out into the world more.

- Anonymous on October 23, 2012 | Flag Reply
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Some people seem to really overcomplicate questions like this.

Surely, we can't tell what price a pear will be? If they told us this was a sequence, and that we could predict the next value in the sequence, then we could say it is 100 cent, but the question as it stands could do with clarification.

- Anonymous on October 05, 2012 | Flag Reply
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it can be 1$ as HS said..if i think logical reasoning the diff between these values is constant i.e 20 and hence the next value in the series should be 100(40 60 80 100..)

- sastry.soft on October 16, 2012 | Flag Reply
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I just wanted to observe that the only acceptable answer to this question is an integer; the testing mechanism will not accept any other answer.

- abu_bin_abu on October 27, 2012 | Flag Reply
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Then what is the final answer?

- sakib425 on November 13, 2012 | Flag Reply
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No relationships have been defined, although there appear to be implications of a series.

But the implication is simply that ... and nothing can be derived about a pear.

Seems to me this question is good at uncovering weak analytic skills... and the compulsively anal.

- Gbo on February 06, 2013 | Flag Reply
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0
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count the number of vowels, pear, e & a, so it's 40

- dx.buzzy on June 09, 2013 | Flag Reply
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100
40,60,80,100
;)

- tausif on September 13, 2013 | Flag Reply
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20*no of vowel............

- Anonymous on February 01, 2014 | Flag Reply
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Okay then... This is such a nightmare question for non-native speakers... I really got no clues without checking the answers...

- xzySolitaire on October 26, 2014 | Flag Reply
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of 1 vote

Pear is for pear cobbler.

- Anonymous on September 03, 2012 | Flag Reply
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of 2 vote

it can be like this:-
APPLE-- 5character(multiple of 5)=5*8=50
BANANA-- 6 characters(multiple of 2)=6*10=60
GRAPEFRUIT--10 characters(multiple of 5)=10*8=80
so PEAR -- 4 characters(multiple of 2)=4*10=40

- Anonymous on September 06, 2012 | Flag Reply
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there was small typo
5*8=40

- Anonymous on September 06, 2012 | Flag
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so you've taken the number of "alphabets" [sic] and multiplied them by a random number you've plucked out of the air?

- rhysd007 on December 12, 2012 | Flag
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He's multiplying them alternatively by 8, 10, 8, 10 innhe.

- Anon on January 31, 2013 | Flag
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See...40, 60, 80,

then comes 100 cents

That is 1 $

- HS on August 26, 2012 | Flag
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