Number of weeks in a year

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Anonymous A asked on Dec 01, 2019

Why do you use 50 weeks in a year instead of 52 weeks?

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Antonello
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replied on Dec 01, 2019
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Hi,

it's an approximation. You can always ask to the interviewer if you can assume 50 to simplify the calculations

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Deniz
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replied on Dec 07, 2019
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Hi,

Solely for practicality reasons. 50 is an easier number to work with, compared to 52.

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Vlad
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replied on Dec 02, 2019
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Hi,

You should always better check with the interviewer

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