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Create a row array using double colon operator

Create a row array from 9 to 1, using the double colon operator.

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Scrabble Scores

Given a word, determine its score in <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrabble Scrabble>. The input string will always be provide...

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Maximum running product for a string of numbers

Given a string s representing a list of numbers, find the five consecutive numbers that multiply to form the largest number. Spe...

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Duplicates

Write a function that accepts a cell array of strings and returns another cell array of strings *with only the duplicates* retai...

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The Goldbach Conjecture, Part 2

The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldbach's_conjecture Goldbach conjecture> asserts that every even integer greater than 2 can ...

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Function Iterator

Given a handle fh to a function which takes a scalar input and returns a scalar output and an integer n >= 1, return a handle f...

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Indexed Probability Table

This question was inspired by a Stack Overflow question forwarded to me by Matt Simoneau. Given a vector x, make an indexed pro...

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Find the two most distant points

Given a collection of points, return the indices of the rows that contain the two points most distant from one another. The inpu...

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Remove all the words that end with "ain"

Given the string s1, return the string s2 with the target characters removed. For example, given s1 = 'the main event' your ...

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Sums with Excluded Digits

Add all the integers from 1 to n in which the digit m does not appear. m will always be a single digit integer from 0 to 9. no...

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Tell me the slope

Tell me the slope, given a vector with horizontal run first and vertical rise next. Example input: x = [10 2];

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Extract leading non-zero digit

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford%27s_law Benford's Law> states that the distribution of leading digits is not random. This...

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QWERTY coordinates

Given a lowercase letter or a digit as input, return the row where that letter appears on a <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboa...

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Make a Palindrome Number

Some numbers like 323 are palindromes. Other numbers like 124 are not. But look what happens when we add that number to a revers...

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Summing Digits within Text

Given a string with text and digits, add all the numbers together. Examples: Input str = '4 and 20 blackbirds baked in a...

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Pattern matching

Given a matrix, m-by-n, find all the rows that have the same "increase, decrease, or stay same" pattern going across the columns...

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Trimming Spaces

Given a string, remove all leading and trailing spaces (where space is defined as ASCII 32). Input a = ' singular value deco...

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Return a list sorted by number of occurrences

Given a vector x, return a vector y of the unique values in x sorted by the number of occurrences in x. Ties are resolved by a ...

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Reverse Run-Length Encoder

Given a "counting sequence" vector x, construct the original sequence y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entrie...

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Fahrenheit to Celsius using multiple statements

Given a Fahrenheit value F, convert to a Celsius value C. While the equation is C = 5/9 * (F - 32), as an exercise use two state...

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Making change

Given an amount of currency, return a vector of this form: [100 50 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 0.25 0.1 0.05 0.01] Example: Input a = ...

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Make one big string out of two smaller strings

If you have two small strings, like 'a' and 'b', return them put together like 'ab'. 'a' and 'b' => 'ab' For extra ...

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De-dupe

Remove all the redundant elements in a vector, but keep the first occurrence of each value in its original location. So if a =...

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Elapsed Time

Given two date strings d1 and d2 of the form yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS (assume hours HH is in 24 hour mode), determine how much time, ...

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Project Euler: Problem 1, Multiples of 3 and 5

If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23...

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Circle area using pi

Given a circle's radius, compute the circle's area. Use the built-in mathematical constant pi.

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Balanced number

Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row.

Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row. If there are more than one consecutive NaNs, they should all ...

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Simple equation: Annual salary

Given an hourly wage, compute an annual salary by multiplying the wage times 40 and times 50, because salary = wage x 40 hours/w...

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