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Longest run of consecutive numbers

Given a vector a, find the number(s) that is/are repeated consecutively most often. For example, if you have a = [1 2 2 2 1 ...

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Rescale Scores

Each column (except last) of matrix |X| contains students' scores in a course assignment or a test. The last column has a weight...

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Calculate Inner Product

Given two input matrices, |x| and |y|, check if their inner dimensions match. * If they match, create an output variable |z|...

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Find MPG of Lightest Cars

The file |cars.mat| contains a table named |cars| with variables |Model|, |MPG|, |Horsepower|, |Weight|, and |Acceleration| for ...

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Find the Best Hotels

Given three input variables: * |hotels| - a list of hotel names * |ratings| - their ratings in a city * |cutoff| - the rat...

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Crop an Image

A grayscale image is represented as a matrix in MATLAB. Each matrix element represents a pixel in the image. An element value re...

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Calculate BMI

Given a matrix |hw| (height and weight) with two columns, calculate BMI using these formulas: * 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds * 1 ...

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Plot Damped Sinusoid

Given two vectors |t| and |y|, make a plot containing a blue ( |b| ) dashed ( |--| ) line of |y| versus |t|. Mark the minimum...

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Calculate a Damped Sinusoid

The equation of a damped sinusoid can be written as |y = A.ⅇ^(-λt)*cos(2πft)| where |A|, |λ|, and |f| ...

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Solve a System of Linear Equations

Example: If a system of linear equations in x₁ and x₂ is: 2x₁ + x₂ = 2 x₁ - 4 x₂ = 3 Then the coefficient matrix (A) is: 2 ...

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Verify Law of Large Numbers

If a large number of fair N-sided dice are rolled, the average of the simulated rolls is likely to be close to the mean of 1,2,....

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Find the Oldest Person in a Room

Given two input vectors: * |name| - user last names * |age| - corresponding age of the person Return the name of the ol...

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Convert from Fahrenheit to Celsius

Given an input vector |F| containing temperature values in Fahrenheit, return an output vector |C| that contains the values in C...

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Calculate Amount of Cake Frosting

Given two input variables |r| and |h|, which stand for the radius and height of a cake, calculate the surface area of the cake y...

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Times 2 - START HERE

Try out this test problem first. Given the variable x as your input, multiply it by two and put the result in y. Examples:...

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Remove any row in which a NaN appears

Given the matrix A, return B in which all the rows that have one or more <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/nan.html NaN...

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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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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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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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Swap the first and last columns

Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

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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. Examp...

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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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Triangle Numbers

Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

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Column Removal

Remove the nth column from input matrix A and return the resulting matrix in output B. So if A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]; ...

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Pizza!

Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

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Select every other element of a vector

Write a function which returns every other element of the vector passed in. That is, it returns the all odd-numbered elements, s...

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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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