# Matt Tearle

### MathWorks

I love MATLAB. I love teaching people to love MATLAB.

I love it so much that I went to work for the people who make MATLAB. I spend my days at MathWorks creating material to help people learn MATLAB. Life is good.

(My love of teaching MATLAB notwithstanding, please don't email me for help -- post a question to MATLAB Answers instead. Firstly, your email will probably be swallowed by my spam filter. Secondly, private consulting isn't in my job description.)

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The Piggy Bank Problem

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How do I display my secant method iteration values in a table?

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Matalb Academy - Reinforcement Learning Onramp: submission failed

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Conditionally colored line plot

Plots (2D line) graph split into two colors above and below a given threshold value

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Simple real Fourier series approximation

Computes coefficients for the real Fourier series approximation to a data set.

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Assign a number to a letter in excel

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Integer or Float?

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Solve a System of Linear Equations

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Verify Law of Large Numbers

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Find the Oldest Person in a Room

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Times 2 - START HERE

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Referencing the name "MATLAB"

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CWC19 Semifinal tracker

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"Getting Started with MATLAB" video example files

Example MATLAB scripts for the solar panel example shown in the "Getting Started with MATLAB" video

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Sum all integers from 1 to 2^n

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Magic is simple (for beginners)

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Make a random, non-repeating vector.

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Roll the Dice!

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Number of 1s in a binary string

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Return the first and last character of a string

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Create times-tables

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Getting the indices from a vector

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Check if number exists in vector

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Determine whether a vector is monotonically increasing

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Swap the first and last columns

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Swap the input arguments

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Reverse the vector

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Length of the hypotenuse

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Generate a vector like 1,2,2,3,3,3,4,4,4,4

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Finding Perfect Squares

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