Ace Your Maths Interview - TOP Questions & Answers

A Guide to Common Job Interview Questions in Probability, Mathematics, Brain Teasers and Logic
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

Have you got a Quantitative Job Interview coming up?

Don't know where to start? Or maybe you just need a quick refresher to give yourself the best possible chance of securing that dream job?

If you want to land a Data Science or Quantitative Analyst job you've come to the right place.

By the end of this course you will be well equipped to answer some of the most common and challenging interview questions in Probability, Mathematics, Brain Teasers, and Logic. For example:

  • How many ping pong balls can you fit in a jumbo jet?
  • How many trailing zeros are there at the end of 1000 factorial?
  • What is the expected number of tosses required to get three heads in a row?
  • and much more...

During the course we'll do a deep dive into 24 Technical Interview Questions covering a step-by-step and repeatable approach for each problem.

I designed this course as there are very few, if any, online video resources available to help people prepare for a Technical Job Interview. Whilst books are great, they don't accurately emulate the real interview experience.

The aim is to present the course as if you and I are sitting in the interview together walking through the question, giving you the opportunity to pause and complete the question yourself when you have enough hints!

So what are you waiting for? Sign up now and make a wise investment in your career today!

What are the requirements?

  • You will already be familiar with ideas and techniques in Probability and Mathematics

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Tackle common interview questions in Probability, Mathematics, Brain Teasers and Logic
  • Develop techniques to solve unfamiliar interview questions

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is especially designed for people preparing for a Technical Job Interview
  • You should have at least an intermediate background in Mathematics
  • This course does not cover technical interview questions specific to programming or finance

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
How To Take This Course
Questions We'll Cover
2 pages
Section 2: Probability
Three Rolls of the Die
Three Heads in a Row
Five Heads in a Row
1 question
Double Headed Coin
Another Bayes' Theorem Example
1 question
Last Seat on the Aeroplane
Two Pranksters on the Plane
1 question
100 Loose Strings
Three Random Points on a Circle
Three points on the same Hemisphere
1 question
Section 3: Mathematics
Pi vs Exponential
Smallest Positive Integer
Another Smallest Positive Integer
1 question
Prime Squared minus One
One Thousand Factorial
One Hundred Factorial
1 question
Ones in One to One Million
Ones in One to One Thousand
1 question
Sum of 1 divided by n(n+1)
Section 4: Brain Teasers
The Time is 3:15pm
First time after 3pm
1 question
Rabbit and the Staircase
Two Ropes for 45mins
Ant in the Cube
The Doubling Lily Pad
The Lily Pad Again
1 question
The 100 Light Bulbs
The 50 Light Bulbs
1 question
Section 5: Logical Reasoning
First Person to Reach 50
Blindfolded with 100 Coins
Ping Pong Balls in a Jumbo Jet
Boat in a Swimming Pool
Find the Missing Number
Three Men with Three Hats
Section 6: Wrap Up
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Instructor Biography

Dr Jahan Zahid, Algorithmic Trader and Developer

Jahan has experience working as an Algorithmic Trader at a large US Investment Bank and as a Researcher and Lecturer in Mathematics. He started teaching over 10 years ago and has experience in range of subjects from Pure and Applied Mathematics, to Programming and Finance.

After completing his undergraduate and PhD degrees in Mathematics from Oxford University, he developed a passion for applying Maths and Technology to solve real world problems.

He has both conducted and participated in numerous Technical Job Interviews and has created this course to help people prepare in the most time efficient way.

If you are not completely satisfied with his courses, he'll happily refund your money.

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