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Ian Harrison


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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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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...

circa 2 anni ago

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Make a Palindrome Number
Some numbers like 323 are palindromes. Other numbers like 124 are not. But look what happens when we add that number to a revers...

circa 2 anni ago

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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 ...

circa 2 anni ago

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Encode Roman Numerals
Create a function taking a non-negative integer as its parameter and returning a string containing the Roman Numeral representat...

circa 2 anni ago

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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 ...

circa 2 anni ago

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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 ...

circa 2 anni ago

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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 ...

circa 2 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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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] =...

circa 3 anni ago

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Bottles of beer
Given an input number representing the number of bottles of beer on the wall, output how many are left if you take one down and ...

circa 3 anni ago

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Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.
Given a string such as s = '011110010000000100010111' find the length of the longest string of consecutive 1's. In this examp...

circa 3 anni ago

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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, ....

circa 3 anni ago

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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 = ...

circa 3 anni ago

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

circa 3 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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Compute Fibonacci Number
Compute the _n_-th Fibonacci Number f(0) = 0, f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... f(42) = 267914296

circa 3 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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Pizza value using expression with parentheses
Pizza prices are typically listed by diameter, rather than the more relevant feature of area. Compute a pizza's value (cost per ...

circa 3 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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Create a row array using double colon operator
Create a row array from 9 to 1, using the double colon operator.

circa 3 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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Target sorting
Sort the given list of numbers |a| according to how far away each element is from the target value |t|. The result should return...

circa 3 anni ago

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Fahrenheit to Celsius using multiple statements
Given a Fahrenheit value F, convert to a Celsius value C. While the equation is C = 5/9 * (F - 32), as an exercise use two state...

circa 3 anni ago

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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...

circa 3 anni ago

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Which values occur exactly three times?
Return a list of all values (sorted smallest to largest) that appear exactly three times in the input vector x. So if x = [1 2...

circa 3 anni ago

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

circa 3 anni ago

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