# Loren Shure

### MathWorks

Last seen: 2 years ago Active since 2005

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Professional Interests: MATLAB, teaching, numerics, science.
Personal Interests: glassblowing

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Split a given string from the first instance of a given character
A simple operation to split a given string into two substrings at the point where the desired character is first found. e.g. ...

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Polynomial Evaluation
Create a routine that takes a list of coefficients of a polynomial in order of increasing powers of x; together with a value of ...

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Is my wife right?
Regardless of input, output the string 'yes'.

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Remove the vowels
Remove all the vowels in the given phrase. Example: Input s1 = 'Jack and Jill went up the hill' Output s2 is 'Jck nd Jll wn...

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Find the rank of a matrix
Determine the rank of a matrix without using the MATLAB function of the same name.

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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. Example...

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Find the hypotenuse
Given a and b (the two sides of a right-triangle), find c, the hypotenuse.

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Negative matrix
Change the sign of all elements in given matrix.

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Duplicates
Write a function that accepts a cell array of strings and returns another cell array of strings *with only the duplicates* retai...

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Find the numeric mean of the prime numbers in a matrix.
There will always be at least one prime in the matrix. Example: Input in = [ 8 3 5 9 ] Output out is 4...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB
Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

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Reverse the vector
Reverse the vector elements. Example: Input x = [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9] Output y = [9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1]

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Sum all integers from 1 to 2^n
Given the number x, y must be the summation of all integers from 1 to 2^x. For instance if x=2 then y must be 1+2+3+4=10.

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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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Triangle Numbers
Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

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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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Most nonzero elements in row
Given the matrix a, return the index r of the row with the most nonzero elements. Assume there will always be exactly one row th...

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Weighted average
Given two lists of numbers, determine the weighted average. Example [1 2 3] and [10 15 20] should result in 33.333...

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Determine if input is odd
Given the input n, return true if n is odd or false if n is even.

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Pizza!
Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

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Distance walked 1D
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...

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Create times-tables
At one time or another, we all had to memorize boring times tables. 5 times 5 is 25. 5 times 6 is 30. 12 times 12 is way more th...

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Select every other element of a vector
Write a function which returns every other element of the vector passed in. That is, it returns the all odd-numbered elements, s...

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Check if sorted
Check if sorted. Example: Input x = [1 2 0] Output y is 0

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Swap the first and last columns
Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

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Fibonacci sequence
Calculate the nth Fibonacci number. Given n, return f where f = fib(n) and f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... Examples: Inpu...

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Finding Perfect Squares
Given a vector of numbers, return true if one of the numbers is a square of one of the other numbers. Otherwise return false. E...

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Column Removal
Remove the nth column from input matrix A and return the resulting matrix in output B. So if A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]; and ...

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Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector
Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector x. Examples: Input x = [1 2 3 5] Output y is 11 Input x ...

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