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# Problem 42498. Pancake sorting - minimum flips.

Solution 2214240

Submitted on 16 Apr 2020 by Jens Kjærgaard Boldsen
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### Test Suite

Test Status Code Input and Output
1   Pass

2   Pass
x = 1:5; for spatula = sort_pancakes(x) x(1:spatula) = flip(x(1:spatula)); end assert(issorted(x))

n = 5

3   Pass
x = [6 4 2 5 3 1]; for spatula = sort_pancakes(x) x(1:spatula) = flip(x(1:spatula)); end assert(issorted(x))

n = 6

4   Pass
x = randperm(12); for spatula = sort_pancakes(x) x(1:spatula) = flip(x(1:spatula)); end assert(issorted(x))

n = 12

5   Pass
x = randperm(13); for spatula = sort_pancakes(x) x(1:spatula) = flip(x(1:spatula)); end assert(issorted(x))

n = 13

6   Pass
for k = 1:20 x = randperm(k); for spatula = sort_pancakes(x) x(1:spatula) = flip(x(1:spatula)); end assert(issorted(x)) end

n = 1 n = 2 n = 3 n = 4 n = 5 n = 6 n = 7 n = 8 n = 9 n = 10 n = 11 n = 12 n = 13 n = 14 n = 15 n = 16 n = 17 n = 18 n = 19 n = 20

7   Pass
% this test may be extended and rescored sets = { [10 3 2 1 6 5 4 8 7 9] [10:-1:1] [1:10] [2:2:10 1:2:9] [ 9 8 14 5 12 1 10 13 2 7 6 3 15 4 11] [ 7 8 16 13 11 1 9 15 2 6 3 12 10 4 14 5] [ 15 14 19 1 9 4 12 3 16 7 13 20 6 2 11 10 17 5 8 18] [ 2 15 18 4 8 16 10 6 3 14 1 7 20 9 11 12 13 5 19 17 21] [ 5 1 9 3 18 22 17 15 11 16 10 13 2 21 20 6 12 7 23 8 19 14 4] [ 3 9 18 15 7 8 6 10 11 17 21 23 22 1 14 5 2 13 16 12 20 4 19] [ 34 71 51 31 55 61 18 26 59 8 14 6 70 1 25 7 9 4 44 39 19 56 22 32 27 2 11 28 68 57 49 48 20 29 13 10 17 40 3 37 45 63 73 30 43 42 38 21 23 46 62 47 58 69 24 65 60 36 72 64 54 33 5 52 67 66 15 53 12 35 41 16 50]}; for k = 1:numel(sets) x = sets{k}; queue = sort_pancakes(x); for spatula = queue x(1:spatula) = flip(x(1:spatula)); end assert(issorted(x)) n(k) = numel(x); score(k) = numel(queue); end SetSolutionScore(sum(score)); fprintf('\nTest %3d. %3d pancakes, %3d flips',[1:numel(sets); n; score]);

n = 10 n = 10 n = 10 n = 10 n = 15 n = 16 n = 20 n = 21 n = 23 n = 23 n = 73 Test 1. 10 pancakes, 8 flips Test 2. 10 pancakes, 1 flips Test 3. 10 pancakes, 0 flips Test 4. 10 pancakes, 10 flips Test 5. 15 pancakes, 22 flips Test 6. 16 pancakes, 29 flips Test 7. 20 pancakes, 34 flips Test 8. 21 pancakes, 28 flips Test 9. 23 pancakes, 36 flips Test 10. 23 pancakes, 37 flips Test 11. 73 pancakes, 136 flips

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