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# Michael Thorburn

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Swap the input arguments
Write a two-input, two-output function that swaps its two input arguments. For example: [q,r] = swap(5,10) returns q = ...

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SatCom #4: Satellite Orbit Altitude
*Satellite and Space Engineering - Problem #4* _This is part of a series of problems looking at topics in satellite and space...

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An Ohm's Law Calculator
*BACKGROUND / MOTIVATION:* Many important observations in math and science can be described by short, but powerful, equations...

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Steepest Descent Method
Write a function to find the values of a design variable vector, _x_, that minimizes an unconstrained scalar objective function,...

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rectangle in circle
In the figure below, the rectangle at the corner measures a cm x b cm. What is the radius of the circle in cm? <<http://www....

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Great Circle Distance
Find shortest between two points on a ball given their azimuthal and polar angles (in degrees) as well as the radius of the sphe...

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Is this is a Tic Tac Toe X Win?
For the game of <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tic-tac-toe Tic Tac Toe> we will be storing the state of the game in a matrix M. ...

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Pentagonal Numbers
Your function will receive a lower and upper bound. It should return all pentagonal numbers within that inclusive range in ascen...

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Write a function to provide a yes or no answer to the input string. However, it must plead the 5th amendment (return an empty st...

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The Top 5 Primes
This problem series invites you to solve two simple problems related to the integer NUMBER FIVE, in order to celebrate <https://...

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Breaking Out of the Matrix
Do you want to take the Red Pill, or the Blue Pill? If you take the Blue Pill, you will simply pass along to the next problem...

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Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock.
Submit your answer to this problem a multiple of 5 seconds after the hour. Your answer is irrelevant; the only thing that matte...

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Energy of a photon
*&#9883 &#9762 &#9883 &#9762 &#9883 &#9762 &#9883* Given the frequency F of a photon in giga hertz. Find energy E of this...

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Dimensions of a rectangle
The longer side of a rectangle is three times the length of the shorter side. If the length of the diagonal is x, find the width...

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Area of an Isoceles Triangle
An isosceles triangle has equal sides of length x and a base of length y. Find the area, A, of the triangle. <<https://imgur...

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Is this triangle right-angled?
Given three positive numbers a, b, c, where c is the largest number, return *true* if the triangle with sides a, b and c is righ...

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Find a Pythagorean triple
Given four different positive numbers, a, b, c and d, provided in increasing order: a < b < c < d, find if any three of them com...

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Is this triangle right-angled?
Given any three positive numbers a, b, c, return true if the triangle with sides a, b and c is right-angled. Otherwise, return f...

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Triangle sequence
A sequence of triangles is constructed in the following way: 1) the first triangle is Pythagoras' 3-4-5 triangle 2) the s...

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Area of an equilateral triangle
Calculate the area of an equilateral triangle of side x. <<https://i.imgur.com/jlZDHhq.png>> Image courtesy of <http://up...

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Side of an equilateral triangle
If an equilateral triangle has area A, then what is the length of each of its sides, x? <<https://i.imgur.com/jlZDHhq.png>> ...

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Side of a rhombus
If a rhombus has diagonals of length x and x+1, then what is the length of its side, y? <<https://imgur.com/x6hT6mm.png>> ...

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Length of a short side
Calculate the length of the short side, a, of a right-angled triangle with hypotenuse of length c, and other short side of lengt...

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Given a and b, return the sum a+b in c.

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Laws of motion 4

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Laws of motion 5

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Laws of motion 6

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hour of datenum type
The following set of commands works fine on my computer (PC, Windows 10, MATLAB R2020b) datetime("now") month(datetime("now"))...

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