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Predicting life and death of a memory-less light bulb

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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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Pi Digit Probability

Assume that the next digit of pi constant is determined by the historical digit distribution. What is the probability of next di...

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The glass half full

Identical glasses are placed in a triangular tower structure, such that the top level (L = 1) comprises one glass, the next leve...

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Polarisation

You have n polarising filters stacked one on top of another, and you know each axis angle. How much light gets passed through th...

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Write c^3 as sum of two squares a^2+b^2

write c^3 as sum of two squares a^2+b^2. a and b must be integer and greater than zero. For example 5^3 = 2^2 + 11^2 5...

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A Simple Tide Gauge with MATLAB

*∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿ ∿* You are standing in a few inches of sea water on a beach. You a...

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Is it really a 5?

A number containing at least one five will be passed to your function, which must return true or false depending upon whether th...

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Basic electricity in a dry situation

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Pernicious Anniversary Problem

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

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How to subtract?

*± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ±* * Imagine you need to subtract one...

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Missing five

Convert decimal numbers to a base-9 notation missing the digit *5* <<http://www.alfnie.com/software/missing5.jpg>> Too man...

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Energy of a photon

*⚛ ☢ ⚛ ☢ ⚛ ☢ ⚛* Given the frequency F of a photon in giga hertz. Find energy E of this...

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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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Extra safe primes

Did you know that the number 5 is the first safe prime? A safe prime is a prime number that can be expressed as 2p+1, where p is...

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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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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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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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Binary numbers

Given a positive, scalar integer n, create a (2^n)-by-n double-precision matrix containing the binary numbers from 0 through 2^n...

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Pangrams!

A pangram, or holoalphabetic sentence, is a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once. Example: Input s ...

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Pascal's Triangle

Given an integer n >= 0, generate the length n+1 row vector representing the n-th row of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascals_t...

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Create times-tables

At one time or another, we all had to memorize boring times tables. 5 times 5 is 25. 5 times 6 is 30. 12 times 12 is way more th...

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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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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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Nearest Numbers

Given a row vector of numbers, find the indices of the two nearest numbers. Examples: [index1 index2] = nearestNumbers([2 5 3...

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Determine if input is odd

Given the input n, return true if n is odd or false if n is even.

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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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Cell joiner

You are given a cell array of strings and a string delimiter. You need to produce one string which is composed of each string fr...

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Find the alphabetic word product

If the input string s is a word like 'hello', then the output word product p is a number based on the correspondence a=1, b=2, ....

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Sort a list of complex numbers based on far they are from the origin.

Given a list of complex numbers z, return a list zSorted such that the numbers that are farthest from the origin (0+0i) appear f...

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