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Find the peak 3n+1 sequence value

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Making change

Given an amount of currency, return a vector of this form: [100 50 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 0.25 0.1 0.05 0.01] Example: Input a = ...

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Sums with Excluded Digits

Add all the integers from 1 to n in which the digit m does not appear. m will always be a single digit integer from 0 to 9. no...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Find the numeric mean of the prime numbers in a matrix.

There will always be at least one prime in the matrix. Example: Input in = [ 8 3 5 9 ] Output out is 4...

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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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Fibonacci sequence

Calculate the nth Fibonacci number. Given n, return f where f = fib(n) and f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... Examples: Inpu...

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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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Make a checkerboard matrix

Given an integer n, make an n-by-n matrix made up of alternating ones and zeros as shown below. The a(1,1) should be 1. Examp...

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Prime factor digits

Consider the following number system. Calculate the prime factorization for each number n, then represent the prime factors in a...

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The Goldbach Conjecture, Part 2

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

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Balanced number

Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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Find common elements in matrix rows

Given a matrix, find all elements that exist in every row. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 9 2 5 9 3 2 5 9 ...

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Interpolator

You have a two vectors, a and b. They are monotonic and the same length. Given a value, va, where va is between a(1) and a(end...

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Convert a structure into a string

Convert the contents of each fields into a string. Example with an input structure s with 2 fields : s.age = '33' s....

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Without the French accent please!

Suppress the French accent. Example 'Déjà présent' -> 'Deja present'

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Add more zeros

Find code that adds one 0 to each sequence of 0 in a string (composed with only 0 or 1). For example: '1010' -> '100100' ...

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Ordinal numbers

Given an integer n, return the corresponding ordinal number as a character string. For example, ord(1)='1st' ord(2)=...

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Guess Cipher

Guess the formula to transform strings as follows: 'Hello World!' --> 'Ifmmp Xpsme!' 'Can I help you?' --> 'Dbo J ifm...

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Sum of big primes without primes

Inspired by Project Euler n°10 (I am quite obviously a fan). With problem n°250 by Doug, you can find some global methods to ...

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Sums of cubes and squares of sums

Given the positive integers 1:n, can you: 1. Compute twice the sum of the cubes of those numbers. 2. Subtract the square...

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Put two time series onto the same time basis

Use interpolation to align two time series onto the same time vector. This is a problem that comes up in <http://www.mathwork...

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Construct an index vector from two input vectors in vectorized fashion

Create an index vector defined by two input vectors, one defining the beginnings of one or more index ranges, and the other defi...

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