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# Sinh Luong

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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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Say something funny
Say something funny, or not. Your solution will be (fully automatically and objectively) scored based on how clever or funny ...

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Narcissistic problem
How many likes has this problem?

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angle in regular polygon
Make a function which returns measure of interior angle in x-side regular polygon. x is as input. Please pay attention, that 1 ...

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BASICS - sum part of vector
Please make a function, where as input you get vector "x" and and vector "c", where in "c" vector you get indexes to sum. Examp...

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Basic commands - Least common multiple
Make a function which will return least common multiple of "a" and "b" Example: a=8; b=6; y=24;

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Basic commands - Greatest common divisor
Please write a function, which, will put as output greatest common divisor. Example: A = [-5 17; 10 0];...

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Basic commands - rounding
make a function which will round to integer, which is nearer to zero. Example x=[-2.5 2]; y=[-2 2];

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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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Check prime numbers
Let x, return 1 if x is a prime number, 0 otherwise e.g x = 7, return y =1; x = 6 return y = 0;

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Get all prime factors
List the prime factors for the input number, in decreasing order. List each factor. If the prime factor occurs twice, list it as...

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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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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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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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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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Factorize THIS, buddy
List the prime factors for the input number, in decreasing order. List each factor only once, even if the factorization includes...

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Volume of a Parallelepiped
Calculate the volume of a Parallelepiped given the vectors for three edges that meet at one vertex. A cube is a special case ...

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Angle between Two Vectors
The dot product relationship, a dot b = | a | | b | cos(theta), can be used to determine the acute angle between vector a and ve...

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What is the distance from point P(x,y) to the line Ax + By + C = 0?
Given a point, P(x,y), find the distance from this point to a linear line. INPUTS: x, y, A, B, C OUTPUTS: d, the distance ...

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Similar Triangles - find the height of the tree
Given the height, h1, of a power pole, shorter than a tree, a given distance, x2 away, please find h2, height of the tree. Pleas...

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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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Combined Ages 1 - Symmetric, n = 3
You have probably seen the common riddle wherein combined ages are provided and you must determine the individual ages. For exam...

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Solve the set of simultaneous linear equations
Given this pair of simultaneous linear equations: 2x + 3y = 23 3x + 4y = 32 Find the solution set (x,y)

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Linear system of equations
Solve the system of equations in three variables.

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System of equations
Find a solution to a system of equations represented by a |n| by |n+1| matrix. For instance, [ 2 0 4; => 2*x = 4 ...

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Column norms of a matrix
Given a matrix M, return a vector y such that for each k y(k)=norm(M(:,k)) (y(k) is the Euclidean norm of the k-th col...

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How many trades represent all the profit?
Given a list of results from trades made: [1 3 -4 2 -1 2 3] We can add them up to see this series of trades made a profit ...

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Make a run-length companion vector
Given a vector x, return a vector r that indicates the run length of any value in x. Each element in r shows how many times the ...

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Find a subset that divides the vector into equal halves
Given a vector x, return the indices to elements that will sum to exactly half of the sum of all elements. Example: Inpu...

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