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Find MPG of Lightest Cars

The file |cars.mat| contains a table named |cars| with variables |Model|, |MPG|, |Horsepower|, |Weight|, and |Acceleration| for ...

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Find the Best Hotels

Given three input variables: * |hotels| - a list of hotel names * |ratings| - their ratings in a city * |cutoff| - the rat...

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Crop an Image

A grayscale image is represented as a matrix in MATLAB. Each matrix element represents a pixel in the image. An element value re...

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Calculate BMI

Given a matrix |hw| (height and weight) with two columns, calculate BMI using these formulas: * 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds * 1 ...

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Plot Damped Sinusoid

Given two vectors |t| and |y|, make a plot containing a blue ( |b| ) dashed ( |--| ) line of |y| versus |t|. Mark the minimum...

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Calculate a Damped Sinusoid

The equation of a damped sinusoid can be written as |y = A.ⅇ^(-λt)*cos(2πft)| where |A|, |λ|, and |f| ...

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Solve a System of Linear Equations

Example: If a system of linear equations in x₁ and x₂ is: 2x₁ + x₂ = 2 x₁ - 4 x₂ = 3 Then the coefficient matrix (A) is: 2 ...

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Verify Law of Large Numbers

If a large number of fair N-sided dice are rolled, the average of the simulated rolls is likely to be close to the mean of 1,2,....

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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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Convert from Fahrenheit to Celsius

Given an input vector |F| containing temperature values in Fahrenheit, return an output vector |C| that contains the values in C...

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Calculate Amount of Cake Frosting

Given two input variables |r| and |h|, which stand for the radius and height of a cake, calculate the surface area of the cake y...

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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. Examp...

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Matlab Basics - Rounding II

Write a script to round a variable x to 3 decimal places: e.g. x = 2.3456 --> y = 2.346

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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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Longest run of consecutive numbers

Given a vector a, find the number(s) that is/are repeated consecutively most often. For example, if you have a = [1 2 2 2 1 ...

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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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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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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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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 characters of a character array

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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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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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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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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