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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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Cell joiner

You are given a cell array of strings and a string delimiter. You need to produce one string which is composed of each string fr...

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Summing digits

Given n, find the sum of the digits that make up 2^n. Example: Input n = 7 Output b = 11 since 2^7 = 128, and 1 + ...

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Reference Index Number

Given a reference set R of elements (each unique but identical in type), and a list V of elements drawn from the set R, possibly...

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Happy 2013...

Happy 2013, everyone! An interesting tidbit about 2013 is that it is the first year since 1987 to contain four different digits...

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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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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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Find the numeric mean of the prime numbers in a matrix.

There will always be at least one prime in the matrix. Example: Input in = [ 8 3 5 9 ] Output out is 4...

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First N Perfect Squares

*Description* Return the first N perfect squares *Example* input = 4; output = [ 1 4 9 16 ];

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Project Euler: Problem 9, Pythagorean numbers

A Pythagorean triplet is a set of three natural numbers, a b c, for which, a^2 + b^2 = c^2 For example, 3^2 + 4^2 =...

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Project Euler: Problem 7, Nth prime

By listing the first six prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 13, we can see that the 6th prime is 13. What is the Nth prime nu...

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Project Euler: Problem 3, Largest prime factor

The prime factors of 13195 are 5, 7, 13 and 29. What is the largest prime factor of the number being input, input might be ui...

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Sum of first n terms of a harmonic progression

Given inputs a, d and n, return the sum of the first n terms of the harmonic progression a, a/(1+d), a/(1+2d), a/(1+3d),....

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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.

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Find the nearest prime number

Happy 5th birthday, Cody! Since 5 is a prime number, let's have some fun looking for other prime numbers. Given a positive in...

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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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Number of toolboxes?

Return a number equal to the number of toolboxes available to the Cody solvers.

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Is it a number?

Determine if input is numeric. If it is,output is 1; if it is not, output is 0.

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Tell me the slope

Tell me the slope, given a vector with horizontal run first and vertical rise next. Example input: x = [10 2];

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Project Euler: Problem 1, Multiples of 3 and 5

If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23...

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Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero

This example comes from Steve Eddins' blog: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/2009/05/27/learning-lessons-from-a-one-liner/ Lear...

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The Goldbach Conjecture

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

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Which values occur exactly three times?

Return a list of all values (sorted smallest to largest) that appear exactly three times in the input vector x. So if x = [1 2...

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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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Most nonzero elements in row

Given the matrix a, return the index r of the row with the most nonzero elements. Assume there will always be exactly one row th...

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Calculate the Number of Sign Changes in a Row Vector (No Element Is Zero)

For a row vector: V=[7 1 2 -3] there is one sign change (from 2 to -3). So, the function you write must return N=1. F...

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Roll the Dice!

*Description* Return two random integers between 1 and 6, inclusive, to simulate rolling 2 dice. *Example* [x1,x2] =...

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Too mean-spirited

Find the mean of each consecutive pair of numbers in the input row vector. For example, x=[1 2 3] ----> y = [1.5 2.5] x=[1...

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Swap the input arguments

Write a two-input, two-output function that swaps its two input arguments. For example: [q,r] = swap(5,10) returns q = ...

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