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Length of the hypotenuse
Given short sides of lengths a and b, calculate the length c of the hypotenuse of the right-angled triangle. <<http://upload....

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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...

2 years ago

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Print String Names to be used for Variable Names?
I have a function that lists filenames in a vertical array of strings. fileArray = {'file1' 'file2' ...

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Sum all integers from 1 to 2^n
Given the number x, y must be the summation of all integers from 1 to 2^x. For instance if x=2 then y must be 1+2+3+4=10.

3 years ago

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Finding Perfect Squares
Given a vector of numbers, return true if one of the numbers is a square of one of the other numbers. Otherwise return false. E...

3 years ago

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Weighted average
Given two lists of numbers, determine the weighted average. Example [1 2 3] and [10 15 20] should result in 33.333...

3 years ago

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Create times-tables
At one time or another, we all had to memorize boring times tables. 5 times 5 is 25. 5 times 6 is 30. 12 times 12 is way more th...

3 years ago

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Side of a rhombus
If a rhombus has diagonals of length x and x+1, then what is the length of its side, y? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

3 years ago

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Find a Pythagorean triple
Given four different positive numbers, a, b, c and d, provided in increasing order: a < b < c < d, find if any three of them com...

3 years ago

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Side of an equilateral triangle
If an equilateral triangle has area A, then what is the length of each of its sides, x? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

3 years ago

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Dimensions of a rectangle
The longer side of a rectangle is three times the length of the shorter side. If the length of the diagonal is x, find the width...

3 years ago

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Is this triangle right-angled?
Given any three positive numbers a, b, c, return true if the triangle with sides a, b and c is right-angled. Otherwise, return f...

3 years ago

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Area of an equilateral triangle
Calculate the area of an equilateral triangle of side x. <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Equilateral-tr...

3 years ago

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Area of an Isoceles Triangle
An isosceles triangle has equal sides of length x and a base of length y. Find the area, A, of the triangle. <<http://upload...

3 years ago

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Length of a short side
Calculate the length of the short side, a, of a right-angled triangle with hypotenuse of length c, and other short side of lengt...

3 years ago

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Is this triangle right-angled?
Given three positive numbers a, b, c, where c is the largest number, return *true* if the triangle with sides a, b and c is righ...

3 years ago

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Make a checkerboard matrix
Given an integer n, make an n-by-n matrix made up of alternating ones and zeros as shown below. The a(1,1) should be 1. Examp...

3 years ago

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Determine whether a vector is monotonically increasing
Return true if the elements of the input vector increase monotonically (i.e. each element is larger than the previous). Return f...

3 years ago

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Swap the first and last columns
Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

3 years ago

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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN
Given an input vector x, find all elements of x less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN. Example: Input ...

3 years ago

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Triangle Numbers
Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

3 years ago

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Column Removal
Remove the nth column from input matrix A and return the resulting matrix in output B. So if A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]; and ...

3 years ago

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Select every other element of a vector
Write a function which returns every other element of the vector passed in. That is, it returns the all odd-numbered elements, s...

3 years ago

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Determine if input is odd
Given the input n, return true if n is odd or false if n is even.

3 years ago

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Add two numbers
Given a and b, return the sum a+b in c.

3 years ago

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Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector
Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector x. Examples: Input x = [1 2 3 5] Output y is 11 Input x ...

3 years ago

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Times 2 - START HERE
Try out this test problem first. Given the variable x as your input, multiply it by two and put the result in y. Examples:...

3 years ago

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Make the vector [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10]
In MATLAB, you create a vector by enclosing the elements in square brackets like so: x = [1 2 3 4] Commas are optional, s...

3 years ago

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Pizza!
Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

3 years ago

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Matlab jokes or puns
A Pirate Captain and his band of scally-wags were out hunting for the treasure of Euclid when they came across a polynomial. ...

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