Amazon Interview Question for Software Engineer / Developers






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The distance between poles is zero. In this case, the cable will be hanging directly down and its center be 8mts down which is half of its length. The height of the poles are 15mts, so 15mts - 8mts = 7mts.

- Anonymous March 04, 2011 | Flag Reply
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Amazing answer

- Ajay Singh March 04, 2011 | Flag
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correct...

- PKT March 04, 2011 | Flag
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WOW

- Anonymous May 24, 2011 | Flag
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awesome answer

- @123 September 01, 2012 | Flag
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Geometry Question
Two possible answers:
1. 16
2. 16 * sqrt(3)

- Tulley March 04, 2011 | Flag Reply
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The form of the cable is like to be approximated to parabola. Calculate the length of parabola, this must be enough to solve the task.

- Anonymous March 04, 2011 | Flag Reply
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Pls use equations of parabola or hyperbola and type in ur ans :)

(The ans seems to be 0).

- Anonymous May 24, 2011 | Flag
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The form of the cable is like to be approximated to parabola. Calculate the length of parabola, this must be enough to solve the task.

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The answer is 0. :)

- Namrata May 22, 2011 | Flag Reply
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Answer is zero

- Anonymous December 14, 2011 | Flag Reply
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very easy 0

- aaa August 03, 2012 | Flag Reply
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The hanging cable will form a catenary but not parabola.

- Z February 14, 2013 | Flag Reply
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Assuming that the cable takes the form of a semicircle when curved.

the the whole figure can be taken as a cylinder with H=15mt and diameter =16*2 = 32 mt

2*pie*r = 32
2*r = 32/pie = 32*7/22 = 10.18 mts

- itsme.kunal February 19, 2014 | Flag Reply


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