Category: Amazon Questions

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Dynamic Programming – Maximum Product Cutting Problem.

Objective: Given a rope of length n meters, write an algorithm to cut the rope in such a way that product of different lengths of rope is maximum. At least one cut has to...

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Dynamic Programming – Longest Common Subsequence

Objective: Given two string sequences, write an algorithm to find the length of longest subsequence present in both of them. These kind of dynamic programming questions are very famous in the interviews like Amazon,...

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Dynamic Programming – Minimum Cost Path Problem

Objective: Given a 2D-matrix where each cell has a cost to travel. You have to write an algorithm to find a path from left-top corner to bottom-right corner with minimum travel cost. You can...

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All N Length Strings from Given String of Length K

Objective: Print All N Length Strings from Given String of Length K where characters can appear multiple time. Example: String k = “ALGO” N=2 Result: AA LA GA OA AL LL GL OL AG...

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Dynamic Programming – Maximum size square sub-matrix with all 1s

Objective: Given a matrix of 0’s and 1’s (binary matrix). Find out Maximum size square sub-matrix with all 1’s. Example: Approach: Base Cases: If only one row is given then cells with 1’s will...

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The Word Break Problem

Objective : Given an string and a dictionary of words, find out if the input string can be broken into a space-separated sequence of one or more dictionary words. Example: dictionary = [“I” ,...

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Dynamic Programming – Longest Increasing Subsequence

Objective: The longest Increasing Subsequence (LIS) problem is to find the length of the longest subsequence in a given array such that all elements of the subsequence are sorted in increasing order. OR Given...

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Backtracking – Knight’s Tour Problem

Objective : A knight’s tour is a sequence of moves of a knight on a chessboard such that the knight visits every square only once. If the knight ends on a square that is...

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Backtracking – Search a Word In a Matrix

Objective : Given a 2D matrix of characters. Check whether the word exist in the matrix or not. If it exists then print its path. All movements are allowed (right, left, up, down and...

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Backtracking – N Queens Problem

Objective : In chess, a queen can move as far as she pleases, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. A chess board has 8 rows and 8 columns. The standard 8 by 8 Queen’s problem asks...

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Find the Kth Smallest/Largest Element in an Array

Objective: Given an array of integers. find the Kth Smallest/largest element in the array. Example: int[] A = { 1, 2, 10, 20, 40, 32, 44, 51, 6 }; K=4. 4th smallest element in...

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