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I. LOGIC


1.  Two bears, one is black, one is white.

A.   What is probability both are female?
B.   One of the bears is female.  What is probability the other is female?
C.   The bear on the left is female.  What is probability the other is
female?

        Please express as a decimal, (i.e. 0.35)

ANSWER1A:
ANSWER1B:
ANSWER1C:

2.  Three pancaces are in a hat.  One is gold on both sides, one is brown on
both sides,
    and one is gold/brown.  You pull one out, it is brown on one side.  What
is the
    probability the other side is brown?

ANSWER2:

3.  A hat has a coin, either black or white.  A white coin is then dropped
into the hat.
    A coin is then pulled out of the hat.  It is white.  What is the
probability the other
    is white?

ANSWER3:

4.  Given a circle. Find the probability that a chord chosen at random be
longer
    than the side of an inscribed equilateral triangle.

ANSWER4:

5.  Suppose you're on a game show, and you're given the choice of three
doors.
    Behind one door is a car, behind the others, goats. You pick a door, say
    number 1, and the host, who knows what's behind the doors, opens another
    door, say number 3, which has a goat. He says to you, "Do you want to
pick
    door number 2?" Is it to your advantage to switch your choice of doors
(y/n) ?

ANSWER5:

6.   A town has two hospitals, one big and one small. Every day the big
hospital delivers 1000 babies and the small hospital
     delivers 100 babies. There's a 50/50 chance of male or female on each
birth. Which hospital has a better chance of
     having the same number of boys as girls (b)ig/(s)mall ?

ANSWER6:

7.   You are in a game of Russian roulette, but this time the gun (a 6
shooter revolver) has three bullets in a row  in
     three of the chambers. The barrel is spun only once. Each player then
points the gun at his (her) head and pulls
     the trigger. If he (she) is still alive, the gun is passed to the other
player who
     then points it at his (her) own head and pulls the trigger. The game
stops when one player dies.
     Now to the point: would you rather be first or second to shoot (1/2) ?

ANSWER7:

8.   You come to a fork in a road.  A person stands on each half.  One
     always lies, one always tells the truth.  With just one question
     find out where to go.

ANSWER8:

9.   A stock price, let us call it X, follows a random walk.  Your assistant
came up with
     the following strategy, which he claims will make $1,000,000.  Assume
zero transaction costs.

     Let P be current stock price
     Every day at 10:00, place the following limit orders:

        If we have no position in X, Buy  10000 shares for  P-$1.00
        If we have a position in X, Sell 10000 shares for P+$1.00

     At the end of each day, unifilled orders are cancelled.


     Will this strategy make money?

ANSWER9A:

Why or why not?

ANSWER9B:


II. PROGRAMMING - USE PSEUDOCODE



1.

Input:  arrays diff[1..n], value[1..n]

Write a program that sorts value by key in diff array (1) , then prints out
the results
        in square boxes, 5 items per box , with data printed next to each
box like this:

        **********
        *  1.002 *
        *  1.003 *  AVG = 1.005
        *  1.005 *  MED = 1.005
        *  1.008 *
        *  1.009 *
        **********


        **********
        *  1.012 *
        *  1.013 *  AVG = 1.015
        *  1.015 *  MED = 1.015
        *  1.018 *  STD = 0.011
        *  1.019 *
        **********

        etc.


(1) Before sort diff [ 3 2 1 ]  value [ 3 9 5]
            After  sort diff [ 1 2 3 ]  value [ 5 9 3 ] : order is
determined by the diff array


2.      Write a program to simulate Logic Problem #2 1000 times, then print
the probability.

3. What does the following program output?

  int rr(int x) {
    int q;
    static int zz;
    static int zzz;
    zzz++;

    printf("%6d \n",zzz);
    if (x<10) {
      zz++;
      if (zz<2) q=x/2; else q=x/3;
      if (zz>1) q+=zz;
    }
    else {
      q=rr(x-1)+rr(x/2);
    }
    return(q);
}

int main( int argc, char**argv) {
  printf ("%d\n",rr(15));
  printf ("%d\n",rr(15));
  printf ("%d\n",rr(15));
}