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Better Index Number

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Whole Number Concatenator

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The number of trailing zero digit of a factorial

For given positive integer n, take factorial of that number. How many trailing zeros does it have? Example: factorial(11) = 3...

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The last non-zero digit of a factorial

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Permutation Via Multiplication

Given two numbers a and b, determine if the product ab is a permutation of the digits of a. For example, this is always true for...

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Lunar Arithmetic (Multiplication)

<https://oeis.org/A087061 OEIS link for a description of lunar arithmetic> Simply take the larger digit when adding and take ...

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You're running some simple multiplication problems through MATLAB for error checking purposes, but nothing seems to come up with...

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Expand 10^n to Powers of 4

Given an integer n, return the coefficients c = [c_n,c_n-1,...,c_0] Such that 10^n = c_n*4^(n) + c_n-1*4^(n-1...

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Find the maximum value in the given matrix. For example, if A = [1 2 3; 4 7 8; 0 9 1]; then the answer is 9.

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Numbers on 7-segment

This is a 7-segment: _ |_| |_| It's a 3-by-3 char matrix.It has made by 3 characters: '_' , '|' and ' ' (space...

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Convert the input number from base 10 into base 5: for example: if a(in base 10)= 5 then a(in base 5)= 10

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Pattern Sum

Write a function which receives two single digit positive integers, (k and m) as parameters and calculates the total sum as: k...

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Why is there a permission error when repeat writing to excel file?

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Determine the radius of a sphere provided four non-coplanar points on the surface of the sphere. pts = [x1 y1 z1; x...

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Calculate the volume of a Parallelepiped given the vectors for three edges that meet at one vertex. A cube is a special case ...

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Are all the three given point in the same line?

In this problem the input is the coordinate of the three points in a XY plane? P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) how can...

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Calculate the area of a triangle between three points

Calculate the area of a triangle between three points: P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) these three points are the vert...

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Find third Side of a right triangle given hypotenuse and a side. No * - or other functions allowed

Find the remaining side of a triangle given the hypotenuse and a side. However, the normal functions and symbols are not allowe...

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Given a width to height ratio of a TV screen given as _w_ and _h_ as well as the diagonal length of the television _l_, return t...

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Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a circle centered at point (x0, y0) with radius r. Points = [x, y]; c...

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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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Given the vector a, find the longest run of consecutive numbers that can be evenly divided by the same number d where d > 1. ...

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