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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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Project Euler: Problem 6, Natural numbers, squares and sums.

The sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers is, 1^2 + 2^2 + ... + 10^2 = 385 The square of the sum of the first ...

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Filter AC, pass DC

Input x is the sampled signal vector, may have both AC and DC components. Output vector y should not contain any AC component. ...

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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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Solve the Sudoku Row

*Description* A simple yet tedious task occurs near the end of most Sudoku-solving algorithms, computerized or manual. The ta...

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Make one big string out of two smaller strings

If you have two small strings, like 'a' and 'b', return them put together like 'ab'. 'a' and 'b' => 'ab' For extra ...

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Bottles of beer

Given an input number representing the number of bottles of beer on the wall, output how many are left if you take one down and ...

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Project Euler: Problem 1, Multiples of 3 and 5

If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23...

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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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Remove DC

Input x is the sampled signal vector, may have both AC and DC components. Output y should not contain any DC component. Examp...

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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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The Tower of Hanoi

In the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tower_of_Hanoi Tower of Hanoi problem> with 3 rods (1, 2 & 3), the goal is to move a tower ...

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Are you in or are you out?

Given vertices specified by the vectors xv and yv, and a single point specified by the numbers X and Y, return "true" if the poi...

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Program an exclusive OR operation with logical operators

Program an exclusive or operation *without* using the MATLAB function xor. Use logical operators like |, &, ~, ... instead. ...

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Pull the variable y_correct from the Caller's Workspace

*Description* This highlights a very easy to use and high-scoring cheat that can be used on almost all Cody questions.

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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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Love triangles

Given a vector of lengths [a b c], determines whether a triangle with non-zero area (in two-dimensional Euclidean space, smarty!...

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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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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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Indexed Probability Table

This question was inspired by a Stack Overflow question forwarded to me by Matt Simoneau. Given a vector x, make an indexed pro...

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Nearest

*Description* Find the value and index of the element in vector _x_ that is nearest to value _y_. _y_ should be able to be a ...

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random picture with random colours

write a function which creates a random(x,y) matrix with random RGB colours for example create_pic(5,5) gives us a 3d matrix. ...

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Omit columns averages from a matrix

Omit columns averages from a matrix. For example: A = 16 2 3 13 5 11 10 8 9 7 ...

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Double Deal

*Description* Given an input vector _v_, return the first element as the first output, the second element as the second outpu...

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Distance walked 3D

suppose you go from x-y-z coordinates [3,4,2] to [0,0,2] to [0,1,2] to [1,1,2], to [1,1,20] then you walked 25 units of distance...

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Tell me the slope

Tell me the slope, given a vector with horizontal run first and vertical rise next. Example input: x = [10 2];

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wait for me

wait exactly x seconds please, need not be more than 2 seconds but must be accurate within say 50 milliseconds, your function mu...

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