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Dimensions of a rectangle

The longer side of a rectangle is three times the length of the shorter side. If the length of the diagonal is x, find the width...

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Area of an Isoceles Triangle

An isosceles triangle has equal sides of length x and a base of length y. Find the area, A, of the triangle. <<https://imgur...

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Is this triangle right-angled?

Given three positive numbers a, b, c, where c is the largest number, return *true* if the triangle with sides a, b and c is righ...

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Find a Pythagorean triple

Given four different positive numbers, a, b, c and d, provided in increasing order: a < b < c < d, find if any three of them com...

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Is this triangle right-angled?

Given any three positive numbers a, b, c, return true if the triangle with sides a, b and c is right-angled. Otherwise, return f...

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Triangle sequence

A sequence of triangles is constructed in the following way: 1) the first triangle is Pythagoras' 3-4-5 triangle 2) the s...

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Area of an equilateral triangle

Calculate the area of an equilateral triangle of side x. <<https://i.imgur.com/jlZDHhq.png>> Image courtesy of <http://up...

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Side of an equilateral triangle

If an equilateral triangle has area A, then what is the length of each of its sides, x? <<https://i.imgur.com/jlZDHhq.png>> ...

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Side of a rhombus

If a rhombus has diagonals of length x and x+1, then what is the length of its side, y? <<https://imgur.com/x6hT6mm.png>> ...

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Length of a short side

Calculate the length of the short side, a, of a right-angled triangle with hypotenuse of length c, and other short side of lengt...

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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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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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Rescale Scores

Each column (except last) of matrix |X| contains students' scores in a course assignment or a test. The last column has a weight...

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Calculate Inner Product

Given two input matrices, |x| and |y|, check if their inner dimensions match. * If they match, create an output variable |z|...

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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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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 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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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: 2 _x₁_ + _x₂_ = 2 _x₁...

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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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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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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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Return the first and last character of a string

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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