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# Brandon

Active since 2013

Graduated from MSOE with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Currently working on a PhD at MTU

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Pentagonal Numbers
Your function will receive a lower and upper bound. It should return all pentagonal numbers within that inclusive range in ascen...

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Octoberfest festival
A group of students decided to visit Octoberfest festival. First they ordered one beer, then after half-hour they taken one more...

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5 Prime Numbers
Your function will be given lower and upper integer bounds. Your task is to return a vector containing the first five prime numb...

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Circle/Pentagon Overlap
Your function will be provided with the five vertices of a pentagon (p) as well as the center point (cp) and radius (r) of a cir...

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A Simple Tide Gauge with MATLAB
You are standing in a few inches of sea water on a beach. You are wondering whether the high tide is coming soon or it has ju...

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Find the nearest prime number
Happy 5th birthday, Cody! Since 5 is a prime number, let's have some fun looking for other prime numbers. Given a positive in...

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Predicting life and death of a memory-less light bulb
You have a light bulb that can fail any moment according to the exponential probability distribution. At any moment, the pro...

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Is this is a Tic Tac Toe X Win?
For the game of <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tic-tac-toe Tic Tac Toe> we will be storing the state of the game in a matrix M. ...

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Basic electricity in a dry situation
This is a very hypothetical situation between two individuals in a very dry atmosphere. He came running in rubber boots when...

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Pernicious Anniversary Problem
Since Cody is 5 years old, it's pernicious. <http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Pernicious_numbers Pernicious number> is an integer whi...

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Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock.
Submit your answer to this problem a multiple of 5 seconds after the hour. Your answer is irrelevant; the only thing that matte...

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Energy of a photon
Given the frequency F of a photon in giga hertz. Find energy E of this photon in giga electron volts. Assume h, Planck's ...

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Get Current Weather Conditions
This function provides weather information for a given city.

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Pizza value using expression with parentheses
Pizza prices are typically listed by diameter, rather than the more relevant feature of area. Compute a pizza's value (cost per ...

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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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How to find the position of an element in a vector without using the find function
Write a function posX=findPosition(x,y) where x is a vector and y is the number that you are searching for. Examples: fin...

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finding missing value using interpolation
The interp1 function does not allow for extrapolation. 2.01 is outside your domain for 0 to 1.92

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Iterative calculation of non-linear equations.
Have you tried writing your function as an anonymous function and using the fminsearch function to minimize the equation? y...

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Find square root using Monte carlo?
This sounds like a homework assignment, so nobody here is going to answer it directly for you. This website might give you so...

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What do you have in your startup.m
What do you have in your startup.m file? Does anyone have a creative use (e.g. reminder of significant others birthday)?

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Plot circle in meters
Try something like this: figure(); AX(1) = axes; axis equal hold('on'); set(AX(1), 'XLim', [0 100], 'YLim', [0 ...

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Lightning strike distance: Writing a function
Write a function named LightningDistance that outputs "distance" given input "seconds". Seconds is the time from seeing lightnin...

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plot problem in GUI for 2014b
Is there any reason as to why you are manually defining grid lines (desired color or something)? Why don't you use the built in ...

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any one help me to correcte eroor
The error states that the variable Ts_Power is not defined. If you are defining it, make sure that the spelling and capitalizati...

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Looking to animate two lines with the angle between them changing?
Are you wanting to animate this in real time or create a video file from the plot. You may be interested in looking at these...

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createExitMsg - Fsolve execution Time
There is a function being called by fsolve called "createExitMsg." I am not using the exit information for anything. Is there an...

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DetermineVArrival.m
Determine Arrival Velocity of a Orbiting Object

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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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Trimming Spaces
Given a string, remove all leading and trailing spaces (where space is defined as ASCII 32). Input a = ' singular value deco...

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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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