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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? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

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Area of an equilateral triangle
Calculate the area of an equilateral triangle of side x. <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Equilateral-tr...

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Length of the hypotenuse
Given short sides of lengths a and b, calculate the length c of the hypotenuse of the right-angled triangle. <<http://upload....

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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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Knight's Tour Checker
Given a matrix a, determine whether or not a legal <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight's_tour knight's tour> is present. The kn...

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Given two strings, find the maximum overlap
Given two strings s1 and s2, create a new string s3 which is as short as possible and contains both strings. If s1 = [1 2...

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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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Calculate the Levenshtein distance between two strings
This problem description is lifted from <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levenshtein_distance>. The Levenshtein distance betwee...

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Find state names that start with the letter N
Given a list of US states, remove all the states that start with the letter N. If s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebraska Vermont Ne...

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Get the area codes from a list of phone numbers
Given a string of text with phone numbers in it, return a unique'd cell array of strings that are the area codes. s = '508-6...

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Connect Four Win Checker
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connect_Four Connect Four> is a game where you try to get four pieces in a row. For this problem, ...

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Counting in Finnish
Sort a vector of single digit whole numbers alphabetically by their name, in Finnish. See the Wikipedia page for <http://en.wik...

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It dseon't mettar waht oedrr the lrettes in a wrod are.
An internet meme from 2003 (read more <http://www.snopes.com/language/apocryph/cambridge.asp here>) asserted that readers are re...

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Indexed Probability Table
This question was inspired by a Stack Overflow question forwarded to me by Matt Simoneau. Given a vector x, make an indexed pro...

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Renaming a field in a structure array
MATLAB has a <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/setfield.html setfield> and a <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref...

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Remove the polynomials that have positive real elements of their roots.
The characteristic equation for a dynamic system is a polynomial whose roots indicate its behavior. If any of the <http://www.ma...

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Longest Divisor Run
Given the vector a, find the longest run of consecutive numbers that can be evenly divided by the same number d where d > 1. ...

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Prime factor digits
Consider the following number system. Calculate the prime factorization for each number n, then represent the prime factors in a...

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Remove the small words from a list of words.
Your job is to tidy up a list of words that appear in a string. The words are separated by one or more spaces. Remove all words ...

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Mandelbrot Numbers
The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbrot_set Mandelbrot Set> is built around a simple iterative equation. z(1) = c z...

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Test for balanced parentheses
Given the input inStr, give the boolean output out indicating whether all the parentheses are balanced. Examples: * If ...

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DNA N-Gram Distribution
Given a string s and a number n, find the most frequently occurring n-gram in the string, where the n-grams can begin at any poi...

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Implement a ROT13 cipher
Replace each character in string s1 with the character that is shifted 13 positions from it (wrap back to the beginning if neces...

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Clean the List of Names
Given a list of names in a cell array, remove any duplications that result from different capitalizations of the same string. So...

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De-dupe
Remove all the redundant elements in a vector, but keep the first occurrence of each value in its original location. So if a =...

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Find the palindrome
Given the string a, find the longest palindromic sub-string b. So when a = 'xkayakyy'; you should return b = 'kayak';

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Balanced number
Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row.
Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row. If there are more than one consecutive NaNs, they should all ...

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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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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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