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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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The 5th Root
Write a function to find the 5th root of a number. It sounds easy, but the typical functions are not allowed (see the test su...

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Right and wrong
Given a vector of lengths [a b c], determines whether a triangle with those sides lengths is a right triangle: <http://en.wikipe...

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Too mean-spirited
Find the mean of each consecutive pair of numbers in the input row vector. For example, x=[1 2 3] ----> y = [1.5 2.5] x=[1...

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Swap the input arguments
Write a two-input, two-output function that swaps its two input arguments. For example: [q,r] = swap(5,10) returns q = ...

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radius of a spherical planet
You just measured its surface area, that is the input.

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Distance walked 1D
Suppose you go from position 7 to 10 to 6 to 4. Then you have walked 9 units of distance, since 7 to 10 is 3 units, 10 to 6 is 4...

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How to find the position of an element in a vector without using the find function
Write a function posX=findPosition(x,y) where x is a vector and y is the number that you are searching for. Examples: fin...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB
Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

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Reverse the vector
Reverse the vector elements. Example: Input x = [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9] Output y = [9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1]

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Simple equation: Annual salary
Given an hourly wage, compute an annual salary by multiplying the wage times 40 and times 50, because salary = wage x 40 hours/w...

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Check if sorted
Check if sorted. Example: Input x = [1 2 0] Output y is 0

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Is my wife right?
Regardless of input, output the string 'yes'.

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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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Project Euler: Problem 6, Natural numbers, squares and sums.
The sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers is, 1^2 + 2^2 + ... + 10^2 = 385 The square of the sum of the first ...

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Sum all integers from 1 to 2^n
Given the number x, y must be the summation of all integers from 1 to 2^x. For instance if x=2 then y must be 1+2+3+4=10.

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Project Euler: Problem 3, Largest prime factor
The prime factors of 13195 are 5, 7, 13 and 29. What is the largest prime factor of the number being input, input might be ui...

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Project Euler: Problem 2, Sum of even Fibonacci
Each new term in the Fibonacci sequence is generated by adding the previous two terms. By starting with 1 and 2, the first 10 te...

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Project Euler: Problem 1, Multiples of 3 and 5
If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23...

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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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Finding Perfect Squares
Given a vector of numbers, return true if one of the numbers is a square of one of the other numbers. Otherwise return false. E...

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Remove the vowels
Remove all the vowels in the given phrase. Example: Input s1 = 'Jack and Jill went up the hill' Output s2 is 'Jck nd Jll wn...

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Bullseye Matrix
Given n (always odd), return output a that has concentric rings of the numbers 1 through (n+1)/2 around the center point. Exampl...

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Remove all the consonants
Remove all the consonants in the given phrase. Example: Input s1 = 'Jack and Jill went up the hill'; Output s2 is 'a ...

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Who Has the Most Change?
You have a matrix for which each row is a person and the columns represent the number of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies t...

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Return the 3n+1 sequence for n
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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Swap the first and last columns
Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

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Summing digits
Given n, find the sum of the digits that make up 2^n. Example: Input n = 7 Output b = 11 since 2^7 = 128, and 1 + ...

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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN
Given an input vector x, find all elements of x less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN. Example: Input ...

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Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero
This example comes from Steve Eddins' blog: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/2009/05/27/learning-lessons-from-a-one-liner/ Lear...

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