# Lijing Yang

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Get ranking of a combination
I have the numbers pulled without replacement from the set [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13]; They are then ordered from least to...

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Usage of java.math : N Choose K with unlimited precision
Calculate the binomial coefficient nchoosek with full accuracy. This challenge may use the wonderful word of java.math that allo...

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Next lexicographic - permutation
Find next lexicographic - permutation (permutations as it would occur in a dictionary order). E.g: nextP('ABCD') = ABDC If you...

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Repopulate the City
For any population p of positive integers between pmin and pmax, we can calculate histogram count n for a list of evenly dividin...

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Numbered lottery balls into cells
You are running a lottery, and have a number of different balls numbered 1 to N. Your job is to figure out how many different w...

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Get ranking of a combination looking for speed.
I have the numbers pulled without replacement from the set [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13]; They are then ordered from least to...

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N-th permutation.
Let write some permutations of positive integers. 1: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 2: 2 1 3 4 ... 3: 1 3 2 4 ... ...

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Which permutation is it?
Let write some permutations of positive integers. 1: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 2: 2 1 3 4 ... 3: 1 3 2 4 ....

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Possible Outcomes of American Roulette
The payout for American roulette can be calculated by: payout = (38/n)-1 where n is the number of squares the bet covers. ...

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A (wrong) place for everything, and everything in its (wrong) place
You have an equal number of cups and balls, each labelled from one to N. You randomly place one ball in each cup. Determine th...

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Put m balls into n boxes (again)
According to <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/1516-put-m-balls-into-n-boxes Cody Problem 1516>, if I put 3 ...

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Put m balls into n boxes
Can you find all the cases where, if I put 3 balls into 2 boxes the case is 1 1 1 1 1 2 1...

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Create Combination
Motivation: In many problems, we need to create combinations with the function nchoosek. In some cases, however, choices are lim...

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Combinations without using nchoosek
You have to generate a matrix with all possible combinations of n elements *taken 2* at a time, *without using nchoosek(1:n,2)* ...

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NCHOOSEK - Time Optimization
*Input* * *V* —— Set of all choices, a vector of N, 1 < N < 100 * *K* —— Number of selected choices, a scalar, 0 <= K <=...

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Is the Point in a Triangle?
Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a triangle with three corners Points = [x, y]; Triangle = [x1, y1; x...

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Can we make a triangle?
Given three positive number, check whether a triangle can be made with these sides length or not. remember that in a triangle su...

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Find the sides of an isosceles triangle when given its area and height from its base to apex
Find the sides of an isosceles triangle when given its area and the height from its base to apex. For example, with A=12 and ...

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Height of a right-angled triangle
Given numbers a, b and c, find the height of the right angled triangle with sides a and b and hypotenuse c, for the base c. If a...

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Right Triangle Side Lengths (Inspired by Project Euler Problem 39)
If _p_ is the perimeter of a right angle triangle with integral length sides, { _a_, _b_, _c_ }, there are exactly three solutio...

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Find my daddy long leg (No 's')
Given the ratio of the two legs (longer / shorter), and the hypotenuse length, find the value of the bigger leg.

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Is this triangle right-angled?
Given any three positive numbers a, b, c, return true if the triangle with sides a, b and c is right-angled. Otherwise, return f...

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Side of an equilateral triangle
If an equilateral triangle has area A, then what is the length of each of its sides, x? <<https://i.imgur.com/jlZDHhq.png>> ...

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Calculate the area of a triangle between three points
Calculate the area of a triangle between three points: P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) these three points are the vert...

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Vector creation
Create a vector using square brackets going from 1 to the given value x in steps on 1. Hint: use increment.

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Doubling elements in a vector
Given the vector A, return B in which all numbers in A are doubling. So for: A = [ 1 5 8 ] then B = [ 1 1 5 ...

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Create a vector
Create a vector from 0 to n by intervals of 2.

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Flip the vector from right to left
Flip the vector from right to left. Examples x=[1:5], then y=[5 4 3 2 1] x=[1 4 6], then y=[6 4 1]; Request not ...

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Whether the input is vector?
Given the input x, return 1 if x is vector or else 0.

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Find max
Find the maximum value of a given vector or matrix.

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