# Google Interview Question|| Episode: One || The 25 Horses Puzzle - Videos

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The 25 Horses Puzzle:
There are 25 horses. What is the minimum number of races needed so you can identify the fastest 3 horses? You can race up to 5 horses at a time, but you do not have a watch.

As this question is a bit vague, here is a more precise version you can solve.

Google Interview Question (with more details)
There are 25 mechanical horses and a single racetrack. Each horse completes the track in a pre-programmed time, and the horses all have different finishing times, unknown to you. You can race 5 horses at a time. After a race is over, you get a printout with the order the horses finished, but not the finishing times of the horses. What is the minimum number of races you need to identify the fastest 3 horses?
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