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Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero

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Column Removal

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How do I find the indices of the maximum (or minimum) value of my matrix?

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How do I find the indices of the maximum (or minimum) value of my matrix?

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Find the numeric mean of the prime numbers in a matrix.

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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN

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Remove the vowels

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Who Has the Most Change?

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