It is 10 days before a feast. There are 1,000 barrels of wine for the feast. One of the barrels is poisoned and whoever drinks from it will die after 7 days. You only have ten wine-tasters. How do you determine which barrel is poisoned before the feast begins?
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I think this can be used as a source for tech interview problems. Haven’t gone through many of them though.
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