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Birthday cake
It's Cody's 5th birthday, and you've been tasked with putting the candles on the cake. Your goal is to maximize the distance bet...

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"Cody" * 5 == "CodyCodyCodyCodyCody"
*Alice*: What? *"Cody" * 5 == "CodyCodyCodyCodyCody"*? You've gotta be kidding me! *Bob*: No, I am serious! Python supports...

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5th Time's a Charm
Write a function that will return the input value. However, your function must fail the first four times, only functioning prope...

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Digit concentration in Champernowne's constant
Consider the first 50 digits of Champernowne's constant 0.12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293... The...

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Circumscribed Pentagon?
Building off of <https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/44368 Problem 44368>, your function will be provided with...

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Group-wise Euclidean distance
*Input*: * *x* —— An array of size *n-by-d*, where each row vector denotes a point in a d-dimensional space; * *g* —— A gro...

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An asteroid and a spacecraft
Imagine a non-relativistic simple situation. Assume positions p0, p1, p2, and p3 are three dimensional Cartesian coordinates...

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Acid and water
Assume that there is a 100 liter tank. It is initially filled with just distilled water. It is continuously drained at R...

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Sums of Distinct Powers
You will be given three numbers: base, nstart, and nend. Write a MATLAB script that will compute the sum of a sequence of both ...

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Cache me Outside
The test suite includes a simple recursive Fibonacci sequence generator, but it's terribly inefficient. One simple method for im...

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Number of Even Elements in Fibonacci Sequence
Find how many even fibonacci numbers are available in the first d numbers. Consider the following first 14 numbers 1 1 2...

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The 5th Root
Write a function to find the 5th root of a number. It sounds easy, but the typical functions are not allowed (see the test su...

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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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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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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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Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero
This example comes from Steve Eddins' blog: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/2009/05/27/learning-lessons-from-a-one-liner/ Lear...

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Nearest Numbers
Given a row vector of numbers, find the indices of the two nearest numbers. Examples: [index1 index2] = nearestNumbers([2 5 3...

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Bullseye Matrix
Given n (always odd), return output a that has concentric rings of the numbers 1 through (n+1)/2 around the center point. Exampl...

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Target sorting
Sort the given list of numbers |a| according to how far away each element is from the target value |t|. The result should return...

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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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Which values occur exactly three times?
Return a list of all values (sorted smallest to largest) that appear exactly three times in the input vector x. So if x = [1 2...

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Remove the vowels
Remove all the vowels in the given phrase. Example: Input s1 = 'Jack and Jill went up the hill' Output s2 is 'Jck nd Jll wn...

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Sort a list of complex numbers based on far they are from the origin.
Given a list of complex numbers z, return a list zSorted such that the numbers that are farthest from the origin (0+0i) appear f...

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Summing digits
Given n, find the sum of the digits that make up 2^n. Example: Input n = 7 Output b = 11 since 2^7 = 128, and 1 + ...

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Who Has the Most Change?
You have a matrix for which each row is a person and the columns represent the number of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies t...

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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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Most nonzero elements in row
Given the matrix a, return the index r of the row with the most nonzero elements. Assume there will always be exactly one row th...

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Find the numeric mean of the prime numbers in a matrix.
There will always be at least one prime in the matrix. Example: Input in = [ 8 3 5 9 ] Output out is 4...

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