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Find the two most distant points

Given a collection of points, return the indices of the rows that contain the two points most distant from one another. The inpu...

environ un mois ago

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Duplicates

Write a function that accepts a cell array of strings and returns another cell array of strings *with only the duplicates* retai...

environ 2 mois ago

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Indexed Probability Table

This question was inspired by a Stack Overflow question forwarded to me by Matt Simoneau. Given a vector x, make an indexed pro...

3 mois ago

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Making change

Given an amount of currency, return a vector of this form: [100 50 20 10 5 2 1 0.5 0.25 0.1 0.05 0.01] Example: Input a = ...

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Nearest Numbers

Given a row vector of numbers, find the indices of the two nearest numbers. Examples: [index1 index2] = nearestNumbers([2 5 3...

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Elapsed Time

Given two date strings d1 and d2 of the form yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS (assume hours HH is in 24 hour mode), determine how much time, ...

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Balanced number

Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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Interpolator

You have a two vectors, a and b. They are monotonic and the same length. Given a value, va, where va is between a(1) and a(end...

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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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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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Summing Digits within Text

Given a string with text and digits, add all the numbers together. Examples: Input str = '4 and 20 blackbirds baked in a...

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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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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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Make a Palindrome Number

Some numbers like 323 are palindromes. Other numbers like 124 are not. But look what happens when we add that number to a revers...

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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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Quote Doubler

Given a string s1, find all occurrences of the single quote character and replace them with two occurrences of the single quote ...

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Trimming Spaces

Given a string, remove all leading and trailing spaces (where space is defined as ASCII 32). Input a = ' singular value deco...

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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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Binary numbers

Given a positive, scalar integer n, create a (2^n)-by-n double-precision matrix containing the binary numbers from 0 through 2^n...

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Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row.

Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row. If there are more than one consecutive NaNs, they should all ...

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Return a list sorted by number of occurrences

Given a vector x, return a vector y of the unique values in x sorted by the number of occurrences in x. Ties are resolved by a ...

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Reverse Run-Length Encoder

Given a "counting sequence" vector x, construct the original sequence y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entrie...

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Cell joiner

You are given a cell array of strings and a string delimiter. You need to produce one string which is composed of each string fr...

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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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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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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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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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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 ...

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Sort a list of complex numbers based on far they are from the origin.

Given a list of complex numbers z, return a list zSorted such that the numbers that are farthest from the origin (0+0i) appear f...

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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...

3 mois ago