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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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Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.

Given a string such as s = '011110010000000100010111' find the length of the longest string of consecutive 1's. In this examp...

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Is this matrix orthogonal?

Given a square matrix, a, determine whether it is orthogonal. INPUT: a, a n x n matrix OUTPUT: true or false

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Getting the absolute index from a matrix

This is a basic MATLAB operation. It is for instructional purposes. --- You may already know how to get the <http://www.ma...

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Back to basics 16 - byte order

Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Switch the byte order of the input (i.e. if little-endian -> big...

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Choose the best fitting dominoes

You will be given a cell array of nx2 matrices. Choose one row from each matrix. These are the ordered pairs that will be plac...

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Solitaire Cipher

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Find best domino orientation

Given a list of pairs, find the orientation they should be placed in a line, such that the sum of the absolute values of the dif...

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Project Euler: Problem 5, Smallest multiple

2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder. What is the smalle...

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Cannon Ball

Given g (acceleration due to gravity) and desired altitude x, find the minimum ground velocity of a cannon ball to reach x.

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Back to basics 19 - character types

Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Return the number of punctuation characters in the input variabl...

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What's Your BMI?

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Find out missing number from a vector of 9 elements

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Determine the number of odd integers in a vector

Determine the number of unique odd integers in a vector. Examples: Input x = [2 5 8 3 7 1]; Output y = 4; Inp...

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Geometric series

Find the sum, given the first term t1, the common ratio r, and number of terms n. Examples If input t1=1, r=1, n=7 the...

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Project Euler: Problem 2, Sum of even Fibonacci

Each new term in the Fibonacci sequence is generated by adding the previous two terms. By starting with 1 and 2, the first 10 te...

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Find best placement for ordered dominoes (harder)

Given a list of ordered pairs, find the order they should be placed in a line, such that the sum of the absolute values of the d...

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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]; ...

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Remove the air bubbles

Given a matrix a, return a matrix b in which all the zeros have "bubbled" to the top. That is, any zeros in a given column shoul...

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Distance walked 2D

Suppose you go from x-y coordinates [3,4] to [0,0] to [0,1] to [1,1], then you walked 7 units of distance.

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Angle between two vectors

You have two vectors , determine the angle between these two vectors For example: u = [0 0 1]; v = [1 0 0]; The a...

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Check to see if a Sudoku Puzzle is Solved

*Description:* Your task, should you choose to accept it, is to make a function that checks to see if a 9x9 matrix of integer...

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Given two strings, find the maximum overlap

Given two strings s1 and s2, create a new string s3 which is as short as possible and contains both strings. If s1 = [1 2...

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Function definition: BMI calculator

Define a function CalculateBMI with inputs massKg and heightCm. The function returns bodyMassIndex. The function should be able ...

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Rotate and display numbered tile

Imagine a square tile with four numbers on it, one on each edge. We will call these edges north, east, south, and west. If th...

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Calculate the Levenshtein distance between two strings

This problem description is lifted from <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levenshtein_distance>. The Levenshtein distance betwee...

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Back to basics 17 - white space

Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Remove the trailing white spaces from the input variable

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Find perfect placement of non-rotating dominoes (easier)

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How long is the longest prime diagonal?

Stanislaw Ulam once observed that if the counting numbers are <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulam_spiral arranged in a spiral>, t...

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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...

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