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Assign a number to a letter in excel

I don't understand what you're trying to get out of the original data. If you do diff(X2) you'll get [1 -1 0 0 0...

Assign a number to a letter in excel

I don't understand what you're trying to get out of the original data. If you do diff(X2) you'll get [1 -1 0 0 0...

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Integer or Float?

Test an input to see whether it is an integer or a floating point number. If it is an integer return 1 for 'true'. Otherwise ret...

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Solve a System of Linear Equations

Given a constant input angle θ(theta) in radians, create the coefficient matrix(A) and constant vector(b) to solve the giv...

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Verify Law of Large Numbers

If a large number of fair N-sided dice are rolled, the average of the rolls is likely to be close to the expected value of a sin...

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Find the Oldest Person in a Room

Given two input vectors: * |name| - user last names * |age| - corresponding age of the person Return the name of the ol...

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Times 2 - START HERE

Try out this test problem first. Given the variable x as your input, multiply it by two and put the result in y. Examples:...

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Referencing the name "MATLAB"

The official rules for all that stuff reside in the style guide.

Referencing the name "MATLAB"

The official rules for all that stuff reside in the style guide.

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CWC19 Semifinal tracker

Percentage of possible outcomes of the remaining Cricket World Cup matches that result in each team making it to the semifinals....

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"Getting Started with MATLAB" video example files

Example MATLAB scripts for the solar panel example shown in the "Getting Started with MATLAB" video

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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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Magic is simple (for beginners)

Determine for a magic square of order n, the magic sum m. For example m=15 for a magic square of order 3.

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Make a random, non-repeating vector.

This is a basic MATLAB operation. It is for instructional purposes. --- If you want to get a random permutation of integer...

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Roll the Dice!

*Description* Return two random integers between 1 and 6, inclusive, to simulate rolling 2 dice. *Example* [x1,x2] =...

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Number of 1s in a binary string

Find the number of 1s in the given binary string. Example. If the input string is '1100101', the output is 4. If the input stri...

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Return the first and last character of a string

Return the first and last character of a string, concatenated together. If there is only one character in the string, the functi...

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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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Getting the indices from a vector

This is a basic MATLAB operation. It is for instructional purposes. --- You may already know how to <http://www.mathworks....

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Check if number exists in vector

Return 1 if number _a_ exists in vector _b_ otherwise return 0. a = 3; b = [1,2,4]; Returns 0. a = 3; b = [1,...

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Determine whether a vector is monotonically increasing

Return true if the elements of the input vector increase monotonically (i.e. each element is larger than the previous). Return f...

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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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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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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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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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Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4

Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4 So if n = 3, then return [1 2 2 3 3 3] And if n = 5, then return [1 2 2...

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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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Maximum value in a matrix

Find the maximum value in the given matrix. For example, if A = [1 2 3; 4 7 8; 0 9 1]; then the answer is 9.

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Kullback-Leibler Divergence for NMF in Matlab

If X and X_hat are just matrices, then I think you should be able to compute all the terms element-wise and sum the result (unle...

Kullback-Leibler Divergence for NMF in Matlab

If X and X_hat are just matrices, then I think you should be able to compute all the terms element-wise and sum the result (unle...

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Extract multiple data points from matrix

It might help to know a bit more about what you're actually trying to do. Given that you're indexing with (:,k), it seems that t...

Extract multiple data points from matrix

It might help to know a bit more about what you're actually trying to do. Given that you're indexing with (:,k), it seems that t...

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Project Euler: Problem 5, Smallest multiple

2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder. What is the smalle...

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