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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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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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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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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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Tic Tac Toe FTW

Given a tic tac toe board: * 1 represents X * 0 represents empty. * -1 represents O It is X's move. If there is an imme...

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Find the two-word state names

Given a list of states, remove all the states that have two-word names. If s1 = 'Alabama Montana North Carolina Vermont N...

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Elapsed Time

Given two date strings d1 and d2 of the form yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS (assume hours HH is in 24 hour mode), determine how much time, ...

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Pattern matching

Given a matrix, m-by-n, find all the rows that have the same "increase, decrease, or stay same" pattern going across the columns...

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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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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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Counting Sequence

Given a vector x, find the "counting sequence" y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entries in a given sequence...

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Find common elements in matrix rows

Given a matrix, find all elements that exist in every row. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 9 2 5 9 3 2 5 9 ...

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Find state names that end with the letter A

Given a list of US states, remove all the states that end with the letter A. Example: Input s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebras...

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The Goldbach Conjecture

The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldbach's_conjecture Goldbach conjecture> asserts that every even integer greater than 2 can ...

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The Goldbach Conjecture, Part 2

The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldbach's_conjecture Goldbach conjecture> asserts that every even integer greater than 2 can ...

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Summing Digits within Text

Given a string with text and digits, add all the numbers together. Examples: Input str = '4 and 20 blackbirds baked in a...

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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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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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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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Find the peak 3n+1 sequence value

A Collatz sequence is the sequence where, for a given number n, the next number in the sequence is either n/2 if the number is e...

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Alphabetize by last name

Given a list of names in a cell array, sort the list by the last name. So if list = {'Barney Google','Snuffy Smith','Dagwood ...

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Read a column of numbers and interpolate missing data

Given an input cell array of strings s, pick out the second column and turn it into a row vector of data. Missing data will be i...

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Interpolator

You have a two vectors, a and b. They are monotonic and the same length. Given a value, va, where va is between a(1) and a(end...

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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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