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Project Euler: Problem 5, Smallest multiple
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Generalised Hamming Number
Inspired by Project Euler n°204 and Problem 1308 by James A generalised Hamming number of type n, has no prime factor larger ...

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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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Find vampire numbers
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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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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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Numbers with prime factors 2, 3 and 5.
Make a function which takes one positive integer n and returns a matrix with the numbers of the form (2^i)*(3^j)*(5^k) which are...

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Proper Factors
Generate the proper factors of input integer _x_ and return them in ascending order. For more information on proper factors, ref...

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Smith numbers
Return true if the input is a Smith number in base ten. Otherwise, return false. Read about Smith numbers at <http://en.wikipedi...

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Multiples of a Number in a Given Range
Given an integer factor _f_ and a range defined by _xlow_ and _xhigh_ inclusive, return a vector of the multiples of _f_ that fa...

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German tank problem
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Probability of Choosing a Red Ball
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Unique dice configurations
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Penny flipping - calculate winning probability (easy)
Two players are playing a fair penny flipping game. For each flip, the winner adds one penny from the loser's collection to his/...

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The almost-birthday problem.
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Given n, create n random numbers such that their standard deviation is also n.
Given n, create n random numbers such that their standard deviation is also n.

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Coin change combinations.
Using only pennies (1), nickels (5), dimes (10), quarters (25), half dollars (50), and dollars (100), how many different combina...

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Does the coin touch the line?
If we throw a coin that has a diameter of d, its center will land in a grid n x m. What is the probability that the coin land...

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Coin Tossing: Probability of Same Heads for N tosses
A pair of physicists toss a coin n times each. What is the probability that they tossed the same number of heads? *Input:*...

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Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday.
Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday. Given an integer input n, return to 0.015...

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The Birthday Phenomenon
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Number of divisors of a given number
Given a Number n, return the number of his divisors without listing them example: n=14 ; Divisors={1,7,2,14} ; y=4 n=...

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Number of even divisors of a given number
Given a Number n, return the number of its even divisors without listing them. example: n=14 ; EvenDivisors={2,14} ; y=2 ...

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Let's get back to school, and create multiplication tables
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Subtract integers and add doubles
Create a function that subtracts a from b if a and b are integers and adds them if they are floats.

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Sum the 'edge' values of a matrix
Sum the 'edge' values of an input matrix (the values along the perimeter). Example [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9] Output = ...

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modular arithmetic
Given three integers a,b and c, find the remainder when a^b is divided by c. Here, a^b will be well beyond the largest 64 bit in...

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Height of a right-angled triangle
Given numbers a, b and c, find the height of the right angled triangle with sides a and b and hypotenuse c, for the base c. If a...

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Natural numbers in string form
Create a cell array of strings containing the first n natural numbers. _Slightly_ harder than it seems like it should be. Ex...

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Fix the last element of a cell array
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