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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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Counting Money

Add the numbers given in the cell array of strings. The strings represent amounts of money using this notation: $99,999.99. E...

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How to find the position of an element in a vector without using the find function

Write a function posX=findPosition(x,y) where x is a vector and y is the number that you are searching for. Examples: fin...

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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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Find a Pythagorean triple

Given four different positive numbers, a, b, c and d, provided in increasing order: a < b < c < d, find if any three of them com...

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Is this triangle right-angled?

Given three positive numbers a, b, c, where c is the largest number, return *true* if the triangle with sides a, b and c is righ...

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Area of an Isoceles Triangle

An isosceles triangle has equal sides of length x and a base of length y. Find the area, A, of the triangle. <<http://upload...

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Dimensions of a rectangle

The longer side of a rectangle is three times the length of the shorter side. If the length of the diagonal is x, find the width...

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Pattern matching

Given a matrix, m-by-n, find all the rows that have the same "increase, decrease, or stay same" pattern going across the columns...

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De-dupe

Remove all the redundant elements in a vector, but keep the first occurrence of each value in its original location. So if a =...

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Find the alphabetic word product

If the input string s is a word like 'hello', then the output word product p is a number based on the correspondence a=1, b=2, ....

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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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Which doors are open?

There are n doors in an alley. Initially they are all shut. You have been tasked to go down the alley n times, and open/shut the...

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Target sorting

Sort the given list of numbers |a| according to how far away each element is from the target value |t|. The result should return...

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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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Which values occur exactly three times?

Return a list of all values (sorted smallest to largest) that appear exactly three times in the input vector x. So if x = [1 2...

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Simple equation: Annual salary

Given an hourly wage, compute an annual salary by multiplying the wage times 40 and times 50, because salary = wage x 40 hours/w...

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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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The Goldbach Conjecture

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

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Side of a rhombus

If a rhombus has diagonals of length x and x+1, then what is the length of its side, y? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

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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? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

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Area of an equilateral triangle

Calculate the area of an equilateral triangle of side x. <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Equilateral-tr...

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Length of a short side

Calculate the length of the short side, a, of a right-angled triangle with hypotenuse of length c, and other short side of lengt...

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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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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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