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Jun 12, 2017 - 11:11pm
clevortrevor, what's your opinion? Comment below:

If i remember correctly flow traders test was a bit different to the usual optiver type test.

There were no fractions or anything of that kind. Just three levels of questions (the third being ridiculously hard but weighted so they were worth more). First section is easy eg. (686/7). Last section is like 44,996 / 14 (but this part is multi-choice). I know someone who barely attempted the last section and still made it through though, he just did really well on the first two sections.

What score are you currently getting on http://arithmetic.zetamac.com/game?key=a7220a92

I think when i did flow traders test i was getting a score of about 60 on that and was able to pass the maths test.

Jun 11, 2018 - 5:07am
BigARig, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Hi clevortrevor, just to clarify you were getting 60 in 120 seconds?

Jun 13, 2017 - 9:42am
dontbugme, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Thanks for the reply. I average about 20 with some variance on that test. Is the real test like that in that you only move on if you have inputted the right answer? Or are you able to put in wrong answers?

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Jun 13, 2017 - 4:04pm
dontbugme, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Update: I can now do about 40 on the linked test. Not sure how people do 60 but Ill keep practicing.

Also, when you say no fractions, do you also mean no decimals? I assume not, right?

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Jun 13, 2017 - 11:03pm
clevortrevor, what's your opinion? Comment below:

In regards to the other question, it doesn't stop you if you don't have the right answer, so on the flow traders one you CAN skip a question if it's taking you too long.

If i remember correctly there is no decimals. But what i meant by no fractions is that there are no questions involving fractions. Eg. in akuna and Optiver tests you could get questions like (5/7 x 3/4). There are none of these on the flow traders test.

40 is okay but i would keep practicing as much as you can before the test. I started off at a similar level to you and am nearly getting 80 on that test now (however i was only at 60 when i did the test).

Getting past the maths test is definitely just the beginning though, in the final interview i was asked questions to my face (eg. 16 * 23) . These sorts of questions are a piece of cake when written in front of you or on the computer tests but when asked out loud to me i froze for a little. I would recommend practicing getting asked questions to your face as well.

Aug 1, 2018 - 6:36am
Tiago-Teodoro, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Hi,

Can you give me even more details, please?

After typing the answer, do you have to press Enter or something? or does it works like in these websites, that once the correct answer is given it jumps to the next question already? And how does skipping works? Also, do you see one question at a time or all of them?

Thanks for sharing the info mate!

Aug 1, 2018 - 6:41am
CorporateSellout, what's your opinion? Comment below:

It varies. Possible though. But TraderTest doesn't reflect what Flow tests are like.

Aug 19, 2018 - 2:49am
Tiago-Teodoro, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Hey, clevortrevor...

If you happen to remember, how was the IQ test? I did not get much info about that besides a PDF with 4 examples, I'm a bit lost even with some silly things like if it's allowed to use pen and paper or if it's like the math test...any info is appreciated.

Thanks, man!

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Jan 14, 2019 - 5:49am
Kaustubh-Mokashi, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I just had my personal interview. Must say it was tough. There were few puzzles which i was not prepared for. 2-4min time for each. 1. Draw a triangle made up of 9 circles, fill each circle with numbers between 1 to 9, do not fill the same number twice. Fill the numbers in such a way that when you add the sides, each side should be 17. 2. You have two hour glasses a 7min and 4 min ones, calculate precisely 9 min.

Further there was a question about how will you price an ETF tell us the formula.

All this for a personal interview with the HR.

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Jan 18, 2021 - 2:51am
unite1, what's your opinion? Comment below:

In case anyone is wondering, and doing this at home like I was, here is the solution for 2:

1) Flip over both the 7 min and 4 min hour glasses. Wait for the 4 min hour glass to finish, you should have 3 min left in the 7 min hour glass.

2) Flip over the 4 min hour glass. Wait for the 7 min hour glass to finish, you should have 1 min in the 4 min hour glass.

3) Flip over the 7 min hour glass. Wait until the 4 min hour glass finishes, you should have 6 min left in the 7 min hour glass.

4) Flip over the 4 min hour glass. Wait until the 4 min hour glass finishes, you should have 2 min left in the 7 min hour glass.

5) Flip over the 7 min hour glass and when that finishes flip over the 4 min hour glass. You should have 5 minutes in the 7 min hour glass and 4 min in the 4 min hour glass for an exact total of 9 minutes.

Aug 6, 2021 - 6:32am
DiVerGence_, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Thanks for posting the puzzles. Here are the solutions:

Question 1:

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    0  0

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The triangle drawn as above. Let the vertices' values be A, B and C. Since the sum of values of each side is 17, and we are overcounting the vertices twice, the equation is 3x17 - A - B - C = 1 + 2 + ... + 9.

We get A + B + C = 6. So A, B and C can only be 1,2 and 3 (in any order). And you can now fill in the rest of the sides easily, one example is shown below:

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    6  4

  8      9

2  5  7  3

Question 2:

First step: Flip over the 7-glass and 4-glass.

Second step: As soon as 4-glass finished, flip it over again.

Third step: As soon as 7-glass finished, start counting the time. The 4-glass will have 1 min left.

Fourth step: Flip over 4-glass twice to get 8 mins in total

So total is 1+4+4 = 9 mins.

hi there!
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