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Apply TodayGiven a vector x, return the indices to elements that will sum to exactly half of the sum of all elements.

Example:

Input x = [1 2 3 4 5 6 7] Output xi = [1 6 7]

because

sum(x) = 28 sum(x([1 6 7])) = 14

The answer is not necessarily unique and the order is unimportant. We will just test to make sure that `sum(x)/2` is `sum(x(xi))`

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Last solution submitted on Jul 29, 2016

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Ramoflaple
on 12 Aug 2015

smart cheater :)

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Kirk
on 23 Jul 2014

Would be much harder problem if you did not allow repeated index numbers and insisted on numerical index instead of logical

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George Berken
on 12 Feb 2014

combnk is not accepted ! ! !
nchoosek works :)

Ramoflaple
on 12 Aug 2015

Should this work for the last test!!!
why does the error "out of memory" not show?

Peng Liu
on 25 Apr 2016

Because once found, the function returns, thus diminishing the possibility of large I

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nimin bbs
on 31 Jan 2014

This is not the shortest, but it is a oneliner.

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Thomas Vanaret
on 30 Oct 2013

Only allowed by a too simple test suite...

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Thomas Vanaret
on 30 Oct 2013

This should be the best noted solution :
- No brute-force search
- No "regexp" trick
- No cheating (allowed by a too simple test suite)

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Jean-Marie Sainthillier
on 17 Mar 2013

Wonderful solution with a factorization of ans.

Ramoflaple
on 12 Aug 2015

make full use of "half of the sum"

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