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Given a M*N board with characters and a dictionary with words, from any position of the board, you can go for 8 directions. Find all the words that can be formed by starting at one position on the board and going in one direction.

Given a library function X, please implement it. What advantages does this library function provide versus this other method? What are some runtime concerns of your implementation?

There are N songs to create a list of length L. (L is greater than N.) When a song has played, there have to be K songs before it can be repeated. How many lists can be created?

There are N numbers in an array. Each move can choose (N - 1) of the numbers to add one. How many moves does it take to make them all equal?

Convert a dictionary into json format without using any 3-p library.

Parse string from JSON object and parse JSON from string.

Find how many letters a second word is away from being an anagram of the first word.

If xi

Reduce an array to one element by performing moves. Find the minimum cost.

Implement LRU cache

Design a Hangman AI.

Given a string, return the next incrementally more sorted string.

Count the lovely number from 1 to a given n. Lovely number is a number with unique characters. eg. 123 is a lovely number while 122 isn"t.

Schedule the course calendar for course sessions (use java.util.date and java.util.calendar)

Given an array D of numbers and a target T, count the number of permutations of D [D_a, D_b, D_c] where a < b < c and a + b + c <= T.

Sort royal names in lexicographical order.

Given 3 strings, one for a prefix, one full word, and one suffix, determine whether the prefix or suffix is longer based on the full word given.

Write a program that returns string yes if it is possible for the bot to start at a point(x1,y1) and reach point(x2,y2).

Given a nested Python dictionary, transform to json format.

Given a number, return all unique combinations of numbers that sum to that number. Eg. given 4, return 1+1+1+1, 1+1+2, 2+2, 1+3

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