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It dseon't mettar waht oedrr the lrettes in a wrod are.
An internet meme from 2003 (read more <http://www.snopes.com/language/apocryph/cambridge.asp here>) asserted that readers are re...

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Pangrams!
A pangram, or holoalphabetic sentence, is a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once. Example: Input s ...

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Scrabble Scores
Given a word, determine its score in <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrabble Scrabble>. The input string will always be provi...

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Remove all the words that end with "ain"
Given the string s1, return the string s2 with the target characters removed. For example, given s1 = 'the main event' your ...

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Extract leading non-zero digit
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford%27s_law Benford's Law> states that the distribution of leading digits is not random. This...

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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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Trimming Spaces
Given a string, remove all leading and trailing spaces (where space is defined as ASCII 32). Input a = ' singular value deco...

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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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Counting Money
Add the numbers given in the cell array of strings. The strings represent amounts of money using this notation: $99,999.99. E...

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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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radius of a spherical planet
You just measured its surface area, that is the input.

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Distance walked 1D
Suppose you go from position 7 to 10 to 6 to 4. Then you have walked 9 units of distance, since 7 to 10 is 3 units, 10 to 6 is 4...

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Summing Digits within Text
Given a string with text and digits, add all the numbers together. Examples: Input str = '4 and 20 blackbirds baked in a...

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Find the alphabetic word product
If the input string s is a word like 'hello', then the output word product p is a number based on the correspondence a=1, b=2, ....

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Quote Doubler
Given a string s1, find all occurrences of the single quote character and replace them with two occurrences of the single quote ...

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Binary numbers
Given a positive, scalar integer n, create a (2^n)-by-n double-precision matrix containing the binary numbers from 0 through 2^n...

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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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Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.
Given a string such as s = '011110010000000100010111' find the length of the longest string of consecutive 1's. In this examp...

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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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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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Back and Forth Rows
Given a number n, create an n-by-n matrix in which the integers from 1 to n^2 wind back and forth along the rows as shown in the...

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Min of a Matrix
Return the minimum value in the given matrix.

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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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Reverse the vector
Reverse the vector elements. Example: Input x = [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9] Output y = [9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1]

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Matrix element wise multiplication
Take two incoming vectors, and multiply them element wise

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Check if sorted
Check if sorted. Example: Input x = [1 2 0] Output y is 0

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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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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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Is my wife right?
Regardless of input, output the string 'yes'.

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Pascal's Triangle
Given an integer n >= 0, generate the length n+1 row vector representing the n-th row of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascals_t...

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