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Clean the List of Names
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Renaming a field in a structure array
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Find common elements in matrix rows
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Extract leading non-zero digit
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Find the two most distant points
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Summing Digits within Text
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Make a Palindrome Number
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Reverse Run-Length Encoder
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Elapsed Time
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Counting Money
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Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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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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