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Find state names that end with the letter A

Given a list of US states, remove all the states that end with the letter A. Example: Input s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebras...

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Tic Tac Toe FTW

Given a tic tac toe board: * 1 represents X * 0 represents empty. * -1 represents O It is X's move. If there is an imme...

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Find the peak 3n+1 sequence value

A Collatz sequence is the sequence where, for a given number n, the next number in the sequence is either n/2 if the number is e...

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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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It dseon't mettar waht oedrr the lrettes in a wrod are.

An internet meme from 2003 (read more <http://www.snopes.com/language/apocryph/cambridge.asp here>) asserted that readers are re...

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Find state names that start with the letter N

Given a list of US states, remove all the states that start with the letter N. If s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebraska Vermont Ne...

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Find relatively common elements in matrix rows

You want to find all elements that exist in greater than 50% of the rows in the matrix. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 ...

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Clean the List of Names

Given a list of names in a cell array, remove any duplications that result from different capitalizations of the same string. So...

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Alphabetize by last name

Given a list of names in a cell array, sort the list by the last name. So if list = {'Barney Google','Snuffy Smith','Dagwood ...

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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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Find common elements in matrix rows

Given a matrix, find all elements that exist in every row. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 9 2 5 9 3 2 5 9 ...

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Subset Sum

Given a vector v of integers and an integer n, return the the indices of v (as a row vector in ascending order) that sum to n. I...

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Implement a ROT13 cipher

Replace each character in string s1 with the character that is shifted 13 positions from it (wrap back to the beginning if neces...

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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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Scrabble Scores

Given a word, determine its score in <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrabble Scrabble>. The input string will always be provide...

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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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Duplicates

Write a function that accepts a cell array of strings and returns another cell array of strings *with only the duplicates* retai...

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The Goldbach Conjecture, Part 2

The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldbach's_conjecture Goldbach conjecture> asserts that every even integer greater than 2 can ...

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Find the two most distant points

Given a collection of points, return the indices of the rows that contain the two points most distant from one another. The inpu...

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Sums with Excluded Digits

Add all the integers from 1 to n in which the digit m does not appear. m will always be a single digit integer from 0 to 9. no...

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Extract leading non-zero digit

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford%27s_law Benford's Law> states that the distribution of leading digits is not random. This...

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Remove all the words that end with "ain"

Given the string s1, return the string s2 with the target characters removed. For example, given s1 = 'the main event' your ...

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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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Which doors are open?

There are n doors in an alley. Initially they are all shut. You have been tasked to go down the alley n times, and open/shut the...

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Reverse Run-Length Encoder

Given a "counting sequence" vector x, construct the original sequence y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entrie...

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Return a list sorted by number of occurrences

Given a vector x, return a vector y of the unique values in x sorted by the number of occurrences in x. Ties are resolved by a ...

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De-dupe

Remove all the redundant elements in a vector, but keep the first occurrence of each value in its original location. So if a =...

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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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Quote Doubler

Given a string s1, find all occurrences of the single quote character and replace them with two occurrences of the single quote ...

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Balanced number

Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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