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Pell numbers

Find the nth pell number <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pell_number>

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Amicable numbers

Test whether two numbers are <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amicable_numbers amicable>, meaning that the sum of the proper divis...

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Iccanobif numbers 1

There are a lot of problems in Cody that deal with Fibonacci numbers (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21 etc...) so let's turn things arou...

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Last non-zero digit

Given a number n, find the last non-zero digit of the factorial of that number. You need to take care of the large values of n....

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Project Euler: Problem 18, Maximum path sum I

By starting at the top of the triangle below and moving to adjacent numbers on the row below, the maximum total from top to bott...

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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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Snakes on a plane

Given the dimensions of a 2-d plane, create a matrix where a "snake" of ones occupies the plane from top left to bottom right. ...

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Balanced Ternary Numbers: Easy as |, |-, |o

This problem concerns the so-called <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balanced_ternary balanced ternary> system for representing num...

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Generating random matrix with given probability mass function

Inspired by <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/2356-simulating-the-selection-of-a-state-with-given-probabilit...

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Guess the number I'm thinking of

In this game you are competing against two other people to guess the number that I'm thinking of. # I randomly choose an *i...

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Create a random vector of integers with given sum

Your task today is to write a function that returns a vector of integer numbers, between, and including, 1 and m, of which the s...

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Decrypt the cypher using XOR encryption (for beginners)

Inspired by Project Euler n°59 Each character on a computer is assigned a unique code and the preferred standard is ASCII (...

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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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Pandigital Factors (Based on Euler 491)

A Pandigital Number is a number containing all of the digits from 0-9 inclusive, with the added stipulation that it does not hav...

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It's going down. We're finding simbers!

This problem is inspired by Project Euler 520: Simbers. "We define a simber to be a positive integer in which any odd digit, ...

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String Array Basics, Part 1: Convert Cell Array to String Array; No Missing Values

<http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/characters-and-strings.html String array> and cell array are two types of containers for s...

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Fix the last element of a cell array

Note: this is lifted directly from <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/82825-puzzler-for-a-monday Puzzler for a Mond...

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Remove element(s) from cell array

You can easily remove an element (or a column in any dimension) from a normal matrix, but assigning that value (or range) empty....

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Combined Ages 1 - Symmetric, n = 3

You have probably seen the common riddle wherein combined ages are provided and you must determine the individual ages. For exam...

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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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hanoi towers II

with 3 rods (1,2 & 3), the goal is to move a tower of n disks from rod #1 to rod #3. You can move disks only one by one, on the...

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(Linear) Recurrence Equations - Generalised Fibonacci-like sequences

This problem is inspired by problems <http://uk.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/2187-generalized-fibonacci 2187>, <htt...

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Fibonacci Decomposition

Every positive integer has a unique decomposition into nonconsecutive Fibonacci numbers f1+f2+ ... Given a positive integer n, r...

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Given a matrix A return a vector of the product of the elements in each column using a loop without using prod.

--------------------- for m: 3 1 3 3 10 1 9 1 9 4 1 4 5 6 5 ...

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Given a matrix A (size m x n) create a matrix B which consists of matrix A sorted in descending order by columns and then by rows.

--------------- A= [ 2 6 -3 7 12 0 -12 5 1] --------------- B= [12 7 1 6 2 0 5 -3 ...

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Given a matrix A (size m x n) create a matrix B (size m+2 x n+2) which consists of matrix A surrounded by zeros. See Example below:

A = [1 2 3 4 5 6] ----------- B = [0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 4 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0]

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Given a Vector v1, create v2 which is the sum of each two adjacent elements in v1. {length(v2)=length(v1)-1}

if v1 is [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8] then v2 should be [3 5 7 9 11 13 15]. if v1 is [1; 3; 5; 7] the...

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Given n, create n random numbers such that their standard deviation is also n.

Given n, create n random numbers such that their standard deviation is also n.

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Bouncy numbers

Inspired by Project Euler n°112. * * Working from left-to-right if no digit is exceeded by the digit to its left it is call...

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Pandigital number n°2 (Inspired by Project Euler 32)

After <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/2319 Problem 2319>. An n-digit number is pandigital if it makes u...

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