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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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Kaprekar Steps

6174 is the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6174_%28number%29 Kaprekar constant>. All natural numbers less than 10,000 (except som...

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Fibonacci sequence

Calculate the nth Fibonacci number. Given n, return f where f = fib(n) and f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... Examples: Inpu...

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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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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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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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Solving a quadratic equation

Given a, b and c, Return the solution of the following quadratic equation: a*x^2 + b*x + c = 0.

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Find the sum of the elements in the "second" diagonal

Find the sum of the elements in the diagonal that starts at the top-right corner and ends at the bottom-left corner.

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Is my wife right? Now with even more wrong husband

Again, as in "Is my wife right?" ( <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/149-is-my-wife-right> ), answer 'yes' r...

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radius of a spherical planet

you just measured its surface area, that is the input.

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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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Too mean-spirited

Find the mean of each consecutive pair of numbers in the input row vector. For example, x=[1 2 3] ----> y = [1.5 2.5] x=[1...

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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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Maximum running product for a string of numbers

Given a string s representing a list of numbers, find the five consecutive numbers that multiply to form the largest number. Spe...

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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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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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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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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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Distance walked 1D

Suppose you go from position 7 to 10 to 6 to 4. Then you have walked 9 units of distance, since 7 to 10 is 3 units, 10 to 6 is 4...

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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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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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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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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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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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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB

Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

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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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