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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. Example...

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Return the 3n+1 sequence for n

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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Weighted average

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

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Lightning strike distance: Writing a function

Write a function named LightningDistance that outputs "distance" given input "seconds". Seconds is the time from seeing lightnin...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB

Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

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Multiply by 3

Given the variable x as your input, multiply it by three and put the result in y.

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Create a Matrix of Zeros

Given an input x, create a square matrix y of zeros with x rows and x columns.

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Sorted highest to lowest?

Return 1 if the input is sorted from highest to lowest, 0 if not. Example: 1:7 -> 0 [7 5 2] -> 1

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Area of a Square

Inside a square is a circle with radius r. What is the area of the square?

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Arrange vector in ascending order

Arrange a given vector in ascending order. input = [4 5 1 2 9]; output = [1 2 4 5 9];

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Triangle sequence

A sequence of triangles is constructed in the following way: 1) the first triangle is Pythagoras' 3-4-5 triangle 2) the s...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Fibonacci sequence

Calculate the nth Fibonacci number. Given n, return f where f = fib(n) and f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... Examples: Inpu...

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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...

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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.

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