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Test for balanced parentheses
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Subset Sum
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Kaprekar Steps
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Find the peak 3n+1 sequence value
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Find common elements in matrix rows
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Duplicates
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The Goldbach Conjecture, Part 2
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Extract leading non-zero digit
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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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Indexed Probability Table
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Summing Digits within Text
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Pattern matching
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Make a Palindrome Number
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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
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Find the two most distant points
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Reverse Run-Length Encoder
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Elapsed Time
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Find the alphabetic word product
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Cell joiner
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Knight's Tour Checker
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Connect Four Win Checker
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Pascal's Triangle
Given an integer n >= 0, generate the length n+1 row vector representing the n-th row of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascals_t...

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The Goldbach Conjecture
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