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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Summing digits

Given n, find the sum of the digits that make up 2^n. Example: Input n = 7 Output b = 11 since 2^7 = 128, and 1 + ...

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Who Has the Most Change?

You have a matrix for which each row is a person and the columns represent the number of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies t...

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Return the 3n+1 sequence for n

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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Read FORTRAN Unformatted Binary Data

Functions to index and read FORTRAN unformatted binary data files.

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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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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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Remove any row in which a NaN appears

Given the matrix A, return B in which all the rows that have one or more <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/nan.html NaN...

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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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Is the Point in a Circle?

Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a circle centered at point (x0, y0) with radius r. Points = [x, y]; c...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN

Given an input vector x, find all elements of x less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN. Example: Input ...

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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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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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