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Extra safe primes
Did you know that the number 5 is the first safe prime? A safe prime is a prime number that can be expressed as 2p+1, where p is...

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Generate N equally spaced intervals between -L and L
Given N and L, return a list of numbers (in ascending order) that divides the interval [-L L] into N equal-length segments. F...

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intersection of matrices
Given two matrices filled with ones and zeros, determine if they share a common row, column entry. These matrices are of identi...

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We love vectorized solutions. Problem 1 : remove the row average.
Given a 2-d matrix, remove the row average from each row. Your solution MUST be vectorized. The solution will be tested for ac...

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Piecewise linear interpolation
Given an Mx2 vector and a row of M-1 integers, output a two column vector that linearly interpolates Y times between each succes...

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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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Mandelbrot Numbers
The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbrot_set Mandelbrot Set> is built around a simple iterative equation. z(1) = c z...

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DNA N-Gram Distribution
Given a string s and a number n, find the most frequently occurring n-gram in the string, where the n-grams can begin at any poi...

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Longest Divisor Run
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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Connect Four Win Checker
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connect_Four Connect Four> is a game where you try to get four pieces in a row. For this problem, ...

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Calculate the Levenshtein distance between two strings
This problem description is lifted from <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levenshtein_distance>. The Levenshtein distance betwee...

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Function Iterator
Given a handle fh to a function which takes a scalar input and returns a scalar output and an integer n >= 1, return a handle f...

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What is the next step in Conway's Life?
Given a matrix A that represents the state of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway's_Game_of_Life Conway's game of Life> at one ...

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Knight's Tour Checker
Given a matrix a, determine whether or not a legal <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight's_tour knight's tour> is present. The kn...

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Duplicates
Write a function that accepts a cell array of strings and returns another cell array of strings *with only the duplicates* retai...

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Word Counting and Indexing
You are given a list of strings, each being a list of words divided by spaces. Break the strings into words, then return a maste...

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Read a column of numbers and interpolate missing data
Given an input cell array of strings s, pick out the second column and turn it into a row vector of data. Missing data will be i...

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Encode Roman Numerals
Create a function taking a non-negative integer as its parameter and returning a string containing the Roman Numeral representat...

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Find the palindrome
Given the string a, find the longest palindromic sub-string b. So when a = 'xkayakyy'; you should return b = 'kayak';

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Remove the small words from a list of words.
Your job is to tidy up a list of words that appear in a string. The words are separated by one or more spaces. Remove all words ...

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Remove the polynomials that have positive real elements of their roots.
The characteristic equation for a dynamic system is a polynomial whose roots indicate its behavior. If any of the <http://www.ma...

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Find the two-word state names
Given a list of states, remove all the states that have two-word names. If s1 = 'Alabama Montana North Carolina Vermont N...

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Tic Tac Toe FTW
Given a tic tac toe board: * 1 represents X * 0 represents empty. * -1 represents O It is X's move. If there is an imme...

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Who is the smartest MATLAB programmer?
Who is the smartest MATLAB programmer? Examples: Input x = 'Is it Obama?' Output = 'Me!' Input x = 'Who ?' Ou...

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Find state names that end with the letter A
Given a list of US states, remove all the states that end with the letter A. Example: Input s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebras...

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Given a list of US states, remove all the states that start with the letter N. If s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebraska Vermont Ne...

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It dseon't mettar waht oedrr the lrettes in a wrod are.
An internet meme from 2003 (read more <http://www.snopes.com/language/apocryph/cambridge.asp here>) asserted that readers are re...

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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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Counting in Finnish
Sort a vector of single digit whole numbers alphabetically by their name, in Finnish. See the Wikipedia page for <http://en.wik...

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Find the peak 3n+1 sequence value
A Collatz sequence is the sequence where, for a given number n, the next number in the sequence is either n/2 if the number is e...

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