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5 Prime Numbers

Your function will be given lower and upper integer bounds. Your task is to return a vector containing the first five prime numb...

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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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Basic electricity in a dry situation

This is a very hypothetical situation between two individuals in a very dry atmosphere. He came running in rubber boots when...

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Pentagonal Numbers

Your function will receive a lower and upper bound. It should return all pentagonal numbers within that inclusive range in ascen...

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Pernicious Anniversary Problem

Since Cody is 5 years old, it's pernicious. <http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Pernicious_numbers Pernicious number> is an integer whi...

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Van Eck's Sequence's nth member

Return the Van Eck's Sequence's nth member. For detailed info : <http://oeis.org/A181391 OEIS link> and <https://www.theguard...

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Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock.

Submit your answer to this problem a multiple of 5 seconds after the hour. Your answer is irrelevant; the only thing that matte...

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Energy of a photon

Given the frequency F of a photon in giga hertz. Find energy E of this photon in giga electron volts. Assume h, Planck's ...

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How to subtract?

* Imagine you need to subtract one number from another using MATLAB. * You will not be using eval for this task. * Given two A...

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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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Test for balanced parentheses

Given the input inStr, give the boolean output out indicating whether all the parentheses are balanced. Examples: * If ...

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Implement a ROT13 cipher

Replace each character in string s1 with the character that is shifted 13 positions from it (wrap back to the beginning if neces...

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De-dupe

Remove all the redundant elements in a vector, but keep the first occurrence of each value in its original location. So if a =...

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Interpolator

You have a two vectors, a and b. They are monotonic and the same length. Given a value, va, where va is between a(1) and a(end...

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Balanced number

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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Alphabetize by last name

Given a list of names in a cell array, sort the list by the last name. So if list = {'Barney Google','Snuffy Smith','Dagwood ...

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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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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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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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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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Find common elements in matrix rows

Given a matrix, find all elements that exist in every row. For example, given A = 1 2 3 5 9 2 5 9 3 2 5 9 ...

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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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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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The Goldbach Conjecture, Part 2

The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldbach's_conjecture Goldbach conjecture> asserts that every even integer greater than 2 can ...

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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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Counting Sequence

Given a vector x, find the "counting sequence" y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entries in a given sequence...

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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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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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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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Elapsed Time

Given two date strings d1 and d2 of the form yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS (assume hours HH is in 24 hour mode), determine how much time, ...

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