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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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Find the biggest empty box

You are given a matrix that contains only ones and zeros. Think of the ones as columns in an otherwise empty floor plan. You wan...

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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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Bottles of beer

Given an input number representing the number of bottles of beer on the wall, output how many are left if you take one down and ...

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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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Connect blocks in a model

Connect the blocks in the model to produce the following signal: <<http://blogs.mathworks.com/images/seth/cody/connect-blocks...

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Spot the outlier

All points except for one lie on a line. Which one is the outlier? Example: You are given a list of x-y pairs in a column ...

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Flag largest magnitude swings as they occur

You have a phenomenon that produces strictly positive or negative results. delta = [1 -3 4 2 -1 6 -2 -7]; Marching thr...

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How many trades represent all the profit?

Given a list of results from trades made: [1 3 -4 2 -1 2 3] We can add them up to see this series of trades made a profit ...

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Make a run-length companion vector

Given a vector x, return a vector r that indicates the run length of any value in x. Each element in r shows how many times the ...

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Given a window, how many subsets of a vector sum positive

Given a vector: [1 0 -1 3 2 -3 1] and a window of 2, A sliding window would find: 1 + 0 = 1 0 - 1 = -1 ...

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Implement simple rotation cypher

If given a letter from the set: [abc...xyz] and a shift, implement a shift cypher. Example: 'abc' with a shi...

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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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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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radius of a spherical planet

you just measured its surface area, that is the input.

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Swap the input arguments

Write a two-input, two-output function that swaps its two input arguments. For example: [q,r] = swap(5,10) returns q = ...

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Too mean-spirited

Find the mean of each consecutive pair of numbers in the input row vector. For example, x=[1 2 3] ----> y = [1.5 2.5] x=[1...

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Pizza value using expression with parentheses

Pizza prices are typically listed by diameter, rather than the more relevant feature of area. Compute a pizza's value (cost per ...

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Distance walked 1D

Suppose you go from position 7 to 10 to 6 to 4. Then you have walked 9 units of distance, since 7 to 10 is 3 units, 10 to 6 is 4...

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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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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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Bullseye Matrix

Given n (always odd), return output a that has concentric rings of the numbers 1 through (n+1)/2 around the center point. Exampl...

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Fahrenheit to Celsius using multiple statements

Given a Fahrenheit value F, convert to a Celsius value C. While the equation is C = 5/9 * (F - 32), as an exercise use two state...

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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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Create a row array using double colon operator

Create a row array from 9 to 1, using the double colon operator.

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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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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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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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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB

Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

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