Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

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 + ...

8 years ago

Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

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 ...

8 years ago

Solved

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 ...

8 years ago

Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

Back and Forth Rows

Given a number n, create an n-by-n matrix in which the integers from 1 to n^2 wind back and forth along the rows as shown in the...

8 years ago

Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

Triangle Numbers

Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

8 years ago

Solved

Column Removal

Remove the nth column from input matrix A and return the resulting matrix in output B. So if A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]; and ...

8 years ago

Solved

Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector

Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector x. Examples: Input x = [1 2 3 5] Output y is 11 Input x ...

8 years ago

Solved

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. Example...

8 years ago

Solved

Make the vector [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10]

In MATLAB, you create a vector by enclosing the elements in square brackets like so: x = [1 2 3 4] Commas are optional, s...

8 years ago

Solved

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...

8 years ago

Solved

Twist 'n' Match

Given n and m, construct an n-by-n matrix a such that a, when rotated 90 degrees and compared with itself, matches itself in exa...

8 years ago

Solved

Create a matrix from a cell

In this problem , you must convert a cell into a matrix and pad each cell with NaN. *Example 1:* If you have the input...

8 years ago

Solved

Read a Soroban Abacus

*Description* The Soroban is the name of the modern Japanese abacus. Information on reading a Soroban can be found <http://we...

8 years ago

Solved

Pizza!

Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

8 years ago

Solved

Remove from a 2-D matrix all the rows that contain at least one element less than or equal to 4

Example: in = magic(5) in = 17 24 1 8 15 23 5 7 14 16 4 6 13 20 ...

8 years ago

Solved

Solitaire Cipher

Implement the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solitaire_(cipher) solitaire cipher>. Since this is from Wikipedia, I am capturin...

8 years ago

Solved

Matrix which contains the values of an other matrix A at the given locations.

If you have two matrices, which together give xc and yc coordinates into another matrix, eg : xc = [1 1 1; 2 2 1]; ...

8 years ago

Solved

Implement simple rotation cypher

If given a letter from the set: [abc...xyz] and a shift, implement a shift cypher. Example: 'abc' with a shi...

8 years ago

Solved

How many trades represent all the profit?

Given a list of results from trades made: [1 3 -4 2 -1 2 3] We can add them up to see this series of trades made a profit ...

8 years ago

Solved

Find the sum of the elements in the "second" diagonal

Find the sum of the elements in the diagonal that starts at the top-right corner and ends at the bottom-left corner.

8 years ago

Solved

Convert Roman to Arabic Numerals

Based upon what I see on tv and at the movies, the use of Roman numerals indicates something is important or sophisticated (e.g....

8 years ago