File Exchange

image thumbnail


version 1.0.1 (20.9 KB) by Edgar Guevara
Checks for the Collatz conjecture for a given number


Updated 16 Dec 2019

View Version History

GitHub view license on GitHub

This function checks for the Collatz conjecture for a given number.
It can be customized to check other variants different to 3n+1
Takes a number n. If it’s even, divide by 2. If it’s odd, multiply by 3 and add 1. Repeat. Do all starting numbers lead to 1?

Cite As

Edgar Guevara (2021). collatz (, GitHub. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (0)

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2017b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Community Treasure Hunt

Find the treasures in MATLAB Central and discover how the community can help you!

Start Hunting!