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How to plot an Ellipse

Let (x1,y1) and (x2,y2) be the coordinates of the two vertices of the ellipse's major axis, and let e be its eccentricity. a =...

How to plot an Ellipse

Let (x1,y1) and (x2,y2) be the coordinates of the two vertices of the ellipse's major axis, and let e be its eccentricity. a =...

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Eigenvectors are not orthogonal for some skew-symmetric matrices, why?

Your matrix A is _"defective"_ , meaning that its eigenvalues are not all distinct. In fact, it has only three distinct eigenva...

Eigenvectors are not orthogonal for some skew-symmetric matrices, why?

Your matrix A is _"defective"_ , meaning that its eigenvalues are not all distinct. In fact, it has only three distinct eigenva...

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Sum of highest length of consecutive lowest values from a array.

L = min(A); f = find(diff([false,A==L,false])~=0); h = L*max(f(2:2:end)-f(1:2:end-1)); h is the highest sum of consec...

Sum of highest length of consecutive lowest values from a array.

L = min(A); f = find(diff([false,A==L,false])~=0); h = L*max(f(2:2:end)-f(1:2:end-1)); h is the highest sum of consec...

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What condition to use for checking whether at least a single negative element in a array?

Use the 'any' logical function. if any(A.*B<0) If you are dealing with an array, C, of more than one dimension, do this:...

What condition to use for checking whether at least a single negative element in a array?

Use the 'any' logical function. if any(A.*B<0) If you are dealing with an array, C, of more than one dimension, do this:...

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How to Make a Matrix Diagonal with Matlab?

Call on Matlab's 'svd' function. Read about it at: https://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/svd.html or possible you n...

How to Make a Matrix Diagonal with Matlab?

Call on Matlab's 'svd' function. Read about it at: https://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/svd.html or possible you n...

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Finding if a vector is a subset

The following should be faster: m = size(a,2); n = size(b,2); for k = 1:n-m+1 s = all(a==b(k:k+m-1)); if s,...

Finding if a vector is a subset

The following should be faster: m = size(a,2); n = size(b,2); for k = 1:n-m+1 s = all(a==b(k:k+m-1)); if s,...

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How to plot level curves of f(x,y) = 2x^2 + 5y^2. f(x,y) = c for c = 1,2,3,4,5,6

Your "level" curves are all ellipses and can most easily be generated by: t = linspace(0,2*pi); x = sqrt(c/2)*cos(t); ...

How to plot level curves of f(x,y) = 2x^2 + 5y^2. f(x,y) = c for c = 1,2,3,4,5,6

Your "level" curves are all ellipses and can most easily be generated by: t = linspace(0,2*pi); x = sqrt(c/2)*cos(t); ...

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how to make a function (named pcc ) that solves the cartesian product of 2 strings A(with n elements) and B(with m elements)?

Assume A and B are row strings. C = [reshape(repmat(A,length(B),1),[],1),repmat(B(:),length(A),1)]; The two-element rows...

how to make a function (named pcc ) that solves the cartesian product of 2 strings A(with n elements) and B(with m elements)?

Assume A and B are row strings. C = [reshape(repmat(A,length(B),1),[],1),repmat(B(:),length(A),1)]; The two-element rows...

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how to create function half adder in matlab

If the input bits are numeric scalars or logical values, b1 and b2, then the sum bit, 's', would be: s = b1 xor b2; or e...

how to create function half adder in matlab

If the input bits are numeric scalars or logical values, b1 and b2, then the sum bit, 's', would be: s = b1 xor b2; or e...

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Using nested loops, write a Matlab program that goes through all elements of a matrix (2D array) and replaces every element that is either a multiple of 5 or 7 with -1.

Your test on a number x from your array can be: if round(x/5)==x/5 | round(x/7)==x/7 (Doing fprintf('-1') just prints ou...

Using nested loops, write a Matlab program that goes through all elements of a matrix (2D array) and replaces every element that is either a multiple of 5 or 7 with -1.

Your test on a number x from your array can be: if round(x/5)==x/5 | round(x/7)==x/7 (Doing fprintf('-1') just prints ou...

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What is the output?

The vector x has only three elements, [0,.3,.6], so the 'for' instruction reads: for n = 4:2 Therefore the loop will not...

What is the output?

The vector x has only three elements, [0,.3,.6], so the 'for' instruction reads: for n = 4:2 Therefore the loop will not...

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Please help me convert equation to matlab code.

N = 100; % <-- Choose some large number s = x; for n = 2*N-1:-2:1 s = x - s*x^2/((n+2)*(n+1)); end (I t...

Please help me convert equation to matlab code.

N = 100; % <-- Choose some large number s = x; for n = 2*N-1:-2:1 s = x - s*x^2/((n+2)*(n+1)); end (I t...

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Why am I getting Inf in my matrix

It is easily possible for two finite nonzero numbers to have a quotient so large that Matlab must give 'inf' as its value. For ...

Why am I getting Inf in my matrix

It is easily possible for two finite nonzero numbers to have a quotient so large that Matlab must give 'inf' as its value. For ...

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Multiply a column by a number

Let Ar be the name of the array. Ar(:,6) = 4*Ar(:,6); What could be simpler? Since 4 is a scalar, it is automatically a...

Multiply a column by a number

Let Ar be the name of the array. Ar(:,6) = 4*Ar(:,6); What could be simpler? Since 4 is a scalar, it is automatically a...

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how to use nested for loop by grabbing one column and subtracting another column.

Your n value will be 1478, but in z(i,j+1) you have allowed the j+1 index to get as large as 1479 because you have "for j=1:1:n"...

how to use nested for loop by grabbing one column and subtracting another column.

Your n value will be 1478, but in z(i,j+1) you have allowed the j+1 index to get as large as 1479 because you have "for j=1:1:n"...

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Why does y come out as one number?

The scalar result is caused by the use of matrix division rather than element-by-element division. Replace '/' by './'. Simila...

Why does y come out as one number?

The scalar result is caused by the use of matrix division rather than element-by-element division. Replace '/' by './'. Simila...

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Lagrange Interpolation code error

The message is caused by your not defining or properly entering the value of vector 'xi'.

Lagrange Interpolation code error

The message is caused by your not defining or properly entering the value of vector 'xi'.

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Trapezoidal rule to find total work?

I would think your code should be this: work = 0; for k = 2:length(t) work = work + (F(k)+F(k-1))/2*(v(k-1)+v(k))/2...

Trapezoidal rule to find total work?

I would think your code should be this: work = 0; for k = 2:length(t) work = work + (F(k)+F(k-1))/2*(v(k-1)+v(k))/2...

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How to do polynomial differentiation

Let P be the usual Matlab row vector of coefficients of a polynomial. Then, (as we all learned in calculus,) the corresponding ...

How to do polynomial differentiation

Let P be the usual Matlab row vector of coefficients of a polynomial. Then, (as we all learned in calculus,) the corresponding ...

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convert two column matrices into one column matrix

In the example you gave do this: C = zeros(9,1); C(1:2:end) = A; C(2:2:end) = B; For a general answer you need to ...

convert two column matrices into one column matrix

In the example you gave do this: C = zeros(9,1); C(1:2:end) = A; C(2:2:end) = B; For a general answer you need to ...

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Does 'i' after value stand for 'index', and if so why does it appear as part of the answer?

The 'i' in your result indicates a complex answer. I assume you are familiar with complex numbers. The 'i' represents the squa...

Does 'i' after value stand for 'index', and if so why does it appear as part of the answer?

The 'i' in your result indicates a complex answer. I assume you are familiar with complex numbers. The 'i' represents the squa...

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Representing base 4 numbers as "random walks"

The Matlab function 'dec2base' can be used to covert integers to character strings involving the characters '0', '1', '2', and '...

Representing base 4 numbers as "random walks"

The Matlab function 'dec2base' can be used to covert integers to character strings involving the characters '0', '1', '2', and '...

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How to generate a joint probability matrix from a data matrix

Call the data matrix D. Then the two columns of D(:,2:3) are X and Y. XY = sortrows(D(:,2:3)); F = find( [true,any(XY(1...

How to generate a joint probability matrix from a data matrix

Call the data matrix D. Then the two columns of D(:,2:3) are X and Y. XY = sortrows(D(:,2:3)); F = find( [true,any(XY(1...

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How can I write a program that indicates a number if it is integer or not?

If n is your number, then round(n)==n is true if and only if n is an integer

How can I write a program that indicates a number if it is integer or not?

If n is your number, then round(n)==n is true if and only if n is an integer

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where can i use round function to make the function perfect

I would suggest initially multiplying both 'tendered' and 'price' by 100 and using 'round' on the result: tendered = round(...

where can i use round function to make the function perfect

I would suggest initially multiplying both 'tendered' and 'price' by 100 and using 'round' on the result: tendered = round(...

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if a & b

You can't use the "short circuit" forms of logical operations for operands other than scalars. The double symbol '&&' is the sh...

if a & b

You can't use the "short circuit" forms of logical operations for operands other than scalars. The double symbol '&&' is the sh...

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How do I use an matrix of indices to reference values in another matrix without using a loop?

[a,b,c] = size(alltemps); % tempindex must be 1 x b x c savedtemp = reshape(alltemps(reshape(tempindex,1,[])+(0:a:a*(b*c-1...

How do I use an matrix of indices to reference values in another matrix without using a loop?

[a,b,c] = size(alltemps); % tempindex must be 1 x b x c savedtemp = reshape(alltemps(reshape(tempindex,1,[])+(0:a:a*(b*c-1...

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Solving a system of integral equations numerically

@Lewis: I noticed that the integrands in both of your integrals become infinite at the upper limit of integration, and this can ...

Solving a system of integral equations numerically

@Lewis: I noticed that the integrands in both of your integrals become infinite at the upper limit of integration, and this can ...

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Solving a system of integral equations numerically

This is a problem you can solve using Matlab's 'fsolve' function. The fact that your objective function requires two numerical ...

Solving a system of integral equations numerically

This is a problem you can solve using Matlab's 'fsolve' function. The fact that your objective function requires two numerical ...

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How to plot a circle centered on a line and passing through a point?

There are infinitely many ways a circle can be centered on a line and pass through a given point, except for the case when a lin...

How to plot a circle centered on a line and passing through a point?

There are infinitely many ways a circle can be centered on a line and pass through a given point, except for the case when a lin...

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