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Suppose you go from position 7 to 10 to 6 to 4. Then you have walked 9 units of distance, since 7 to 10 is 3 units, 10 to 6 is 4, and 6 to 4 is 2. Total distance traveled = 3 + 4 + 2 = 9.

Example:

Input x = [1 2 3 2] Output y is 3

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Last solution submitted on Apr 26, 2015

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SAMET YILDIZ
on 15 Jul 2014

What is the problem with this solution? It works on matlab

Andrew Small
on 17 Mar 2015

The test suite expects the function's name to be 'your_fcn_name', instead of distanceWalked. (Which would have been a much more sensible name.)

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Marios
on 19 Feb 2014

sumabs()

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