Unique numbers in array

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I was charged to try and write my own unique function , I was thinking of first sorting the array, and then writing a loop that went through each number from min(min) to max(max) but cant figure out once a repeated number is identified to skip it. Any thoughts?

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 24 Apr 2014
That could work, but why use a for loop when there are so much more "MATLAB-ish" ways of doing it, like:
m = randi(4, 1, 11)
sortedm = sort(m)
diffs = [1, diff(sortedm)]
uniqueNumbers = sortedm(find(diffs))

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Azzi Abdelmalek
Azzi Abdelmalek on 23 Apr 2014
Edited: Azzi Abdelmalek on 23 Apr 2014
out= unique(A)

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