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Kaprekar Steps
6174 is the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6174_%28number%29 Kaprekar constant>. All natural numbers less than 10,000 (except som...

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Subset Sum
Given a vector v of integers and an integer n, return the the indices of v (as a row vector in ascending order) that sum to n. I...

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The prisoner
"We want information, information, information." "Who are you?" Input can be a string or a number (array).

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Return the first and last character of a string
Return the first and last character of a string, concatenated together. If there is only one character in the string, the functi...

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Sum of diagonal of a square matrix
If x = [1 2 4; 3 4 5; 5 6 7] then y should be the sum of the diagonals of the matrix y = 1 + 4 + 7 = 12

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Arrange Vector in descending order
If x=[0,3,4,2,1] then y=[4,3,2,1,0]

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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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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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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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Find the sum of the elements in the "second" diagonal
Find the sum of the elements in the diagonal that starts at the top-right corner and ends at the bottom-left corner.

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Make one big string out of two smaller strings
If you have two small strings, like 'a' and 'b', return them put together like 'ab'. 'a' and 'b' => 'ab' For extra ...

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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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Tell me the slope
Tell me the slope, given a vector with horizontal run first and vertical rise next. Example input: x = [10 2];

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How unique?
Sometimes, when we check unique entries of vector we would like to know how many times each value occurs. Given vector of num...

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Sum of diagonals elements of a matrix
Given a matrix, return the sum of all the elements across the diagonals. E.g. A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6; 7 8 9;...

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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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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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average for three points
how to calculate the average (for each three values of y) y=[2 3 5 3 4 2 3 4 5 3 2 7 8 6 5 5 4 3 3 3 2 ] you ...

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Sum Rows
Sum the same indexed (unique) rows. Examine the test suite. Related Challenge - <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/...

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Roots
Find out the roots of a given polynomial equation.Given are the coefficients of the equation.

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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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Polynomial Multiplication
Multiply two polynomial equation.Given polynomial coefficients a and b.

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Concatenate a successive power matrix in a column matrix
Generate F = [M1 M^2 ... M^p] with M a matrix, without using for.

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