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Find the palindrome

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Interpolator

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Scrabble Scores

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Test for balanced parentheses

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Function Iterator

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Maximum running product for a string of numbers

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Number of Horns on a unicorn!

Calculate the number of horns on a *unicorn*! And I'm talking about a unicorn with not more than one horn on it!

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Who knows the last digit of pi?

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Specific Element Count

Given a vector _v_ and a element _e_, return the number of occurrences of _e_ in _v_. Note: NaNs are equal and there may be n...

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Back to basics 12 - Input Arguments

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Love triangles

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Duplicates

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First N Perfect Squares

*Description* Return the first N perfect squares *Example* input = 4; output = [ 1 4 9 16 ];

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The Goldbach Conjecture, Part 2

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Omit columns averages from a matrix

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Back to basics 11 - Max Integer

Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Return the largest positive integer MATLAB can handle.

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Back to basics 8 - Matrix Diagonals

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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...

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Indexed Probability Table

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Remove all the words that end with "ain"

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Extract leading non-zero digit

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Sums with Excluded Digits

Add all the integers from 1 to n in which the digit m does not appear. m will always be a single digit integer from 0 to 9. no...

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Summing Digits within Text

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Pattern matching

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Trimming Spaces

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QWERTY coordinates

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All capital?

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Return the first and last character of a string

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Return a list sorted by number of occurrences

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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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