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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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Target sorting
Sort the given list of numbers |a| according to how far away each element is from the target value |t|. The result should return...

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Subset Sum
Given a vector v of integers and an integer n, return the the indices of v (as a row vector in ascending order) that sum to n. I...

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Which doors are open?
There are n doors in an alley. Initially they are all shut. You have been tasked to go down the alley n times, and open/shut the...

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Make a checkerboard matrix
Given an integer n, make an n-by-n matrix made up of alternating ones and zeros as shown below. The a(1,1) should be 1. Examp...

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Back and Forth Rows
Given a number n, create an n-by-n matrix in which the integers from 1 to n^2 wind back and forth along the rows as shown in the...

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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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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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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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Cell joiner
You are given a cell array of strings and a string delimiter. You need to produce one string which is composed of each string fr...

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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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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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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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Find the alphabetic word product
If the input string s is a word like 'hello', then the output word product p is a number based on the correspondence a=1, b=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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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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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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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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Which values occur exactly three times?
Return a list of all values (sorted smallest to largest) that appear exactly three times in the input vector x. So if x = [1 2...

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Find relatively common elements in matrix rows
You want to find all elements that exist in greater than 50% of the rows in the matrix. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 ...

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Binary numbers
Given a positive, scalar integer n, create a (2^n)-by-n double-precision matrix containing the binary numbers from 0 through 2^n...

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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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Nearest Numbers
Given a row vector of numbers, find the indices of the two nearest numbers. Examples: [index1 index2] = nearestNumbers([2 5 3...

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Quote Doubler
Given a string s1, find all occurrences of the single quote character and replace them with two occurrences of the single quote ...

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Pangrams!
A pangram, or holoalphabetic sentence, is a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once. Example: Input s ...

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Counting Money
Add the numbers given in the cell array of strings. The strings represent amounts of money using this notation: $99,999.99. E...

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Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.
Given a string such as s = '011110010000000100010111' find the length of the longest string of consecutive 1's. In this examp...

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Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero
This example comes from Steve Eddins' blog: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/2009/05/27/learning-lessons-from-a-one-liner/ Lear...

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Bullseye Matrix
Given n (always odd), return output a that has concentric rings of the numbers 1 through (n+1)/2 around the center point. Exampl...

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Sort a list of complex numbers based on far they are from the origin.
Given a list of complex numbers z, return a list zSorted such that the numbers that are farthest from the origin (0+0i) appear f...

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