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Find the nearest prime number

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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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Inscribed Pentagon?

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Pentagonal Numbers

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I Plead the Fifth

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The Top 5 Primes

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Energy of a photon

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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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Pangrams!

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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

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Reverse Run-Length Encoder

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Trimming Spaces

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