Employee and gold rod Puzzle

An employee works for an employer for 7 days. The employer has a gold rod of 7 units. How does the employer pays to the employee so that the employee gets 1 unit at the end of everyday. The employer can make at most 2 cuts in rod.

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SherlockHolmes Expert Asked on 12th December 2017 in Brain Teaser.
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    1,2,4
    1st day – Give 1 Have 2,4
    2nd day – Give 2 Have 1,4
    3rd day – Give 1+(2) – Have 4
    4th day – Give 4 Have – 1,2
    5th day – Give 4+(1) Have – 2
    6th day – Give 4+(2) Have – 1
    7th day – Give 4+2+(1) have – 0
    Disclaimer – the employee returns the piece given the earlier day

    anubhab89 Starter Answered on 30th July 2018.
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