Software Developer bounty prize puzzle
20 Software bug were given a bounty and assigned to a software developer. For each bug resolution, the software developer was promised $10000. However, for every bug reported in his resolution, it was decided that he would have to give back $5000.
To win maximum bounty amount, the software developer gave resolution to all the 20 bugs. As a result, he got some bug reported in his resolution and got finally got $125000 at the end of the evaluation.
Can you calculate how many bugs were reported back in the resolutions?
Let the no. of bugs he corrected be C and the no. of bugs that were defective be D.
So for every correct bugs he got 10000, so he got 10000C for correct bugs
Again for every defective bugs, he lose 5000,so he lose a total of 5000D.
Thus 10000C-5000D = 125000 —–i
and again C+D=20 ——ii
after solving these two equations we have C=15 and D=5
so he corrected 15 bugs and his 5 bugs detection were defective
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