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Similar Triangles - find the height of the tree
Given the height, h1, of a power pole, shorter than a tree, a given distance, x2 away, please find h2, height of the tree. Pleas...

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Right Triangle Side Lengths (Inspired by Project Euler Problem 39)
If _p_ is the perimeter of a right angle triangle with integral length sides, { _a_, _b_, _c_ }, there are exactly three solutio...

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What is the distance from point P(x,y) to the line Ax + By + C = 0?
Given a point, P(x,y), find the distance from this point to a linear line. INPUTS: x, y, A, B, C OUTPUTS: d, the distance ...

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Angle between Two Vectors
The dot product relationship, a dot b = | a | | b | cos(theta), can be used to determine the acute angle between vector a and ve...

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Is the Point in a Circle?
Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a circle centered at point (x0, y0) with radius r. Points = [x, y]; c...

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Angle between two vectors
You have two vectors , determine the angle between these two vectors For example: u = [0 0 1]; v = [1 0 0]; The a...

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Calculate the area of a triangle between three points
Calculate the area of a triangle between three points: P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) these three points are the vert...

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Find third Side of a right triangle given hypotenuse and a side. No * - or other functions allowed
Find the remaining side of a triangle given the hypotenuse and a side. However, the normal functions and symbols are not allowe...

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Television Screen Dimensions
Given a width to height ratio of a TV screen given as _w_ and _h_ as well as the diagonal length of the television _l_, return t...

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Are all the three given point in the same line?
In this problem the input is the coordinate of the three points in a XY plane? P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) how can...

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Possible Outcomes of American Roulette
The payout for American roulette can be calculated by: payout = (38/n)-1 where n is the number of squares the bet covers. ...

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NCHOOSEK - Time Optimization
*Input* * *V* —— Set of all choices, a vector of N, 1 < N < 100 * *K* —— Number of selected choices, a scalar, 0 <= K <=...

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Minefield Sonar
*Background* In mine-hunting games (e.g. Microsoft Minesweeper), the user is provided with a covered grid that, upon a left c...

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(Linear) Recurrence Equations - Generalised Fibonacci-like sequences
This problem is inspired by problems <http://uk.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/2187-generalized-fibonacci 2187>, <htt...

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Is X a Fibonacci Matrix?
In honor of Cleve's new blog and post: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/cleve/2012/06/03/fibonacci-matrices/> Is X a Fibonacci ...

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Fibonacci Decomposition
Every positive integer has a unique decomposition into nonconsecutive Fibonacci numbers f1+f2+ ... Given a positive integer n, r...

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How many Fibonacci numbers?
Find the number of unique Fibonacci numbers (don't count repeats) in a vector of positive integers. Example: x = [1 2 3 4...

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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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Project Euler: Problem 2, Sum of even Fibonacci
Each new term in the Fibonacci sequence is generated by adding the previous two terms. By starting with 1 and 2, the first 10 te...

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Fibonacci-Sum of Squares
Given the Fibonacci sequence defined by the following recursive relation, * F(n) = F(n-1) + F(n-2) * where F(1) = 1 and F(1)...

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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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What is the nth step in Conway's Life?
Based on <Problem 52. What is the next step in Conway's Life?> Generalize your solution to Problem 52 - Give the state of the...

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What is the next step in Conway's Life?
Given a matrix A that represents the state of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway's_Game_of_Life Conway's game of Life> at one ...

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Hamiltonian Cycle
This is related to the Travelling Salesman Problem <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/1339 1339> created by...

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The almost-birthday problem.
This is a harder version of the birthday problem. Now, you will have to determine the probability that two or more people in a r...

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Don't be mean. Be nice!
For this problem, you will be given a range of single digits R, and a separate number K. You job is to calculate the mean of al...

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Unique dice configurations
Given a number of dice N and the number of sides on each die S, write a MATLAB function that will output how many unique permuta...

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Does the coin touch the line?
If we throw a coin that has a diameter of d, its center will land in a grid n x m. What is the probability that the coin land...

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Histogram of histogram
Histogram of histogram (HoH) is a useful measure concerning the distribution of random data, which has diverse applications in d...

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Generating random matrix with given probability mass function
Inspired by <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/2356-simulating-the-selection-of-a-state-with-given-probabilit...

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